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Journal of Chemistry
Volume 2017, Article ID 7602985, 9 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/7602985
Research Article

Ceramic-Based 3D Printed Supports for Photocatalytic Treatment of Wastewater

1Chemistry Department, University of La Laguna, San Cristóbal de La Laguna, Tenerife, 38200 Canary Islands, Spain
2Chemical Engineering Department, University of La Laguna, San Cristóbal de La Laguna, Tenerife, 38200 Canary Islands, Spain
3Instituto de Energías Renovables, Print3D Solutions, University of Castilla-La Mancha, 02006 Albacete, Spain

Correspondence should be addressed to Juan Carlos Ruiz-Morales; se.ude.llu@ziurcj

Received 21 March 2017; Accepted 20 April 2017; Published 10 July 2017

Academic Editor: Roberto Comparelli

Copyright © 2017 Lorena Hernández-Afonso 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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