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Journal of Nanomaterials
Volume 2008, Article ID 473791, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2008/473791
Research Article

Silver Nanoparticles Confined in SBA-15 Mesoporous Silica and the Application as a Sensor for Detecting Hydrogen Peroxide

State Key Laboratory of Physical Chemistry of Solid Surfaces, Department of Chemistry, College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Xiamen University, Xiamen 361005, China

Received 12 September 2007; Revised 31 January 2008; Accepted 24 March 2008

Academic Editor: Michael Wong

Copyright © 2008 Dong-Hai Lin 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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