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Journal of Analytical Methods in Chemistry
Volume 2012, Article ID 856947, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/856947
Research Article

Highly Selective Hg (II) Ion Detection Based on Linear Blue-Shift of the Maximum Absorption Wavelength of Silver Nanoparticles

1Department of Chemistry, Third Military Medical University, Chongqing 400038, China
2College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, MOE Key Laboratory on Luminescence and Real-Time Analysis, Southwest University, Chongqing 400715, China

Received 5 November 2011; Accepted 1 February 2012

Academic Editor: Dario Compagnone

Copyright © 2012 Li Ping Wu 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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