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Laser Chemistry
Volume 2010, Article ID 143684, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2010/143684
Research Article

Carbon Monoxide Oxidation on Nanostructured Pt Thin Films Synthesized by Pulsed Laser Deposition: Insights into the Morphology Effects

1INRS-Énergie, Matériaux et Télécommunications (EMT), Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique (INRS), 1650 Boulevard Lionel Boulet, Varennes, QC, J3X 1S2, Canada
2Department of Chemistry, University of Montreal, 6128 Centre-Ville, Montreal QC, H3C 3J7, Canada

Received 23 July 2010; Accepted 25 September 2010

Academic Editor: Yoshizumi Kajii

Copyright © 2010 Fatma Saidani 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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