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Volume 2014, Article ID 825745, 7 pages
Research Article

The Application of Thermal Solar Energy to High Temperature Processes: Case Study of the Synthesis of Alumina from Boehmite

1Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Metalúrgicas (CENIM-CSIC), Avenida Gregorio del Amo 8, 28040 Madrid, Spain
2Departamento de Cristalografía y Mineralogía, Facultad de Ciencias Geológicas, UCM, C/Antonio Nováis, 28040 Madrid, Spain

Received 29 August 2013; Accepted 20 October 2013; Published 9 January 2014

Academic Editors: A. Hursthouse and F. Long

Copyright © 2014 Isabel Padilla 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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