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Journal of Chemistry
Volume 2013, Article ID 671564, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/671564
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Solid-Phase Extraction of Trace Amounts of Uranium(VI) in Environmental Water Samples Using an Extractant-Impregnated Resin Followed by Detection with UV-Vis Spectrophotometry

Water Division, Department of Engineering, Kashmar Branch, Islamic Azad University, 96716-97718 Kashmar, Iran

Received 19 May 2013; Revised 14 September 2013; Accepted 19 September 2013

Academic Editor: Daryoush Afzali

Copyright © 2013 Ahmad Hosseini-Bandegharaei 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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