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International Journal of Photoenergy
Volume 2015, Article ID 320625, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/320625
Research Article

Wetting and Photocatalytic Properties of TiO2 Nanotube Arrays Prepared via Anodic Oxidation of E-Beam Evaporated Ti Thin Films

1Department of Physics, University of Ulsan, Ulsan 680-749, Republic of Korea
2Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Ulsan, Ulsan 680-749, Republic of Korea

Received 28 July 2015; Accepted 30 September 2015

Academic Editor: Xuxu Wang

Copyright © 2015 Soon Wook Kim 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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