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International Journal of Photoenergy
Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 630476, 12 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/630476
Research Article

Synthesis, Analysis, and Testing of BiOBr-Bi2WO6 Photocatalytic Heterojunction Semiconductors

Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Ottawa, 161 Louis Pasteur, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1N 6N5

Received 24 January 2015; Revised 30 March 2015; Accepted 30 March 2015

Academic Editor: Leonardo Palmisano

Copyright © 2015 Xiangchao Meng and Zisheng Zhang. 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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