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Significantly enhanced dye removal performance of hollow tin oxide nanoparticles via carbon coating in dark environment and study of its mechanism

Shuanglei Yang12, Zhaohui Wu4, LanPing Huang1, Banghong Zhou1, Mei Lei3, Lingling Sun3, Qingyong Tian3, Jun Pan1, Wei Wu2* and Hongbo Zhang1*

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1 State Key Laboratory for Powder Metallurgy, Central South University, Changsha 410083, People's Republic of China

2 Laboratory of Printable Functional Nanomaterials and Printed Electronics, School of Printing and Packaging, Wuhan University, Wuhan 430072, People's Republic of China

3 Key Laboratory of Artificial Micro and Nano-structures of Ministry of Education, School of Physics and Technology, Wuhan University, Wuhan 430072, People's Republic of China

4 Department of Chemical Engineering, Kyung Hee University, Seocheon-Dong, Giheung-Gu, 446-701 Yongin, Korea

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Nanoscale Research Letters 2014, 9:442  doi:10.1186/1556-276X-9-442

Published: 28 August 2014

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Supporting information. Thermal gravimetric analysis, UV-vis absorption spectra of dyes, adsorption kinetics, and the effect of RhB dye equilibrium concentrations of SnO2@C nanoparticles.

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