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Journal of Nanomaterials
Volume 2016 (2016), Article ID 7950876, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/7950876
Research Article

Carboxylation and Decarboxylation of Aluminum Oxide Nanoparticles Using Bifunctional Carboxylic Acids and Octylamine

1Energy Safety Research Institute (ESRI), Swansea University Bay Campus, Fabian Way, Swansea SA1 8EN, UK
2Department of Chemistry, Rice University, Houston, TX 77005, USA
3Department of Materials Science and Nanoengineering, Rice University, Houston, TX 77005, USA

Received 4 December 2015; Accepted 27 January 2016

Academic Editor: Hua Zou

Copyright © 2016 Shirin Alexander 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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