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Volume 2013, Article ID 641420, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/641420
Research Article

Micelle-Assisted Synthesis of Al2O3·CaO Nanocatalyst: Optical Properties and Their Applications in Photodegradation of 2,4,6-Trinitrophenol

1Department of Chemistry, GC University Lahore, 54000 Lahore, Pakistan
2School of Chemical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, 11800 Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

Received 26 August 2013; Accepted 19 September 2013

Academic Editors: O. Gonzalez Diaz and J. Yu

Copyright © 2013 Ayesha Imtiaz 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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