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Journal of Catalysts
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 104019, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/104019
Research Article

Mineralization of Azo Dye Using Combined Photo-Fenton and Photocatalytic Processes under Visible Light

1School of Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, Tamil Nadu 625 021, India
2Department of Inorganic Chemistry, School of Chemistry, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, Tamil Nadu 625 021, India

Received 31 December 2012; Accepted 18 March 2013

Academic Editor: Hicham Idriss

Copyright © 2013 Selma K. Kuriechen 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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