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Journal of Chemistry
Volume 2013, Article ID 314790, 12 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/314790
Research Article

Optimization of Preparation of Activated Carbon from Ricinus communis Leaves by Microwave-Assisted Zinc Chloride Chemical Activation: Competitive Adsorption of Ni2+ Ions from Aqueous Solution

Department of Chemistry, Karpagam University, Tamil Nadu, Coimbatore 641021, India

Received 29 June 2012; Accepted 11 August 2012

Academic Editor: Alvin A. Holder

Copyright © 2013 M. Makeswari and T. Santhi. 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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