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International Journal of Photoenergy
Volume 2014, Article ID 930439, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/930439
Research Article

Boundary Layer of Photon Absorption Applied to Heterogeneous Photocatalytic Solar Flat Plate Reactor Design

1GAOX Group, Chemical Engineering School, Universidad del Valle, A.A. 25360 Cali, Colombia
2Photocatalysis and Solar Photoreactors Engineering, Department of Chemical Engineering, Universidad de Cartagena, A.A. 1382 Cartagena, Colombia

Received 28 February 2014; Accepted 12 May 2014; Published 5 June 2014

Academic Editor: Hong Liu

Copyright © 2014 Héctor L. Otálvaro-Marín et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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