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Fe2O3-TiO2 nanosystems by a hybrid PE-CVD/ALD approach: controllable synthesis, growth mechanism, and photocatalytic properties

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Fe2O3-TiO2 nanosystems by a hybrid PE-CVD/ALD approach : controllable synthesis, growth mechanism, and photocatalytic properties. / Barreca, Davide; Carraro, Giorgio; Warwick, Michael E A; Kaunisto, Kimmo; Gasparotto, Alberto; Gombac, Valentina; Sada, Cinzia; Turner, Stuart; Van Tendeloo, Gustaaf; Maccato, Chiara; Fornasiero, Paolo.

In: CrystEngComm, Vol. 17, No. 32, 28.08.2015, p. 6219-6226.

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Barreca, D, Carraro, G, Warwick, MEA, Kaunisto, K, Gasparotto, A, Gombac, V, Sada, C, Turner, S, Van Tendeloo, G, Maccato, C & Fornasiero, P 2015, 'Fe2O3-TiO2 nanosystems by a hybrid PE-CVD/ALD approach: controllable synthesis, growth mechanism, and photocatalytic properties', CrystEngComm, vol. 17, no. 32, pp. 6219-6226. https://doi.org/10.1039/c5ce00883b

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Barreca, D., Carraro, G., Warwick, M. E. A., Kaunisto, K., Gasparotto, A., Gombac, V., ... Fornasiero, P. (2015). Fe2O3-TiO2 nanosystems by a hybrid PE-CVD/ALD approach: controllable synthesis, growth mechanism, and photocatalytic properties. CrystEngComm, 17(32), 6219-6226. https://doi.org/10.1039/c5ce00883b

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Barreca D, Carraro G, Warwick MEA, Kaunisto K, Gasparotto A, Gombac V et al. Fe2O3-TiO2 nanosystems by a hybrid PE-CVD/ALD approach: controllable synthesis, growth mechanism, and photocatalytic properties. CrystEngComm. 2015 Aug 28;17(32):6219-6226. https://doi.org/10.1039/c5ce00883b

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Barreca, Davide ; Carraro, Giorgio ; Warwick, Michael E A ; Kaunisto, Kimmo ; Gasparotto, Alberto ; Gombac, Valentina ; Sada, Cinzia ; Turner, Stuart ; Van Tendeloo, Gustaaf ; Maccato, Chiara ; Fornasiero, Paolo. / Fe2O3-TiO2 nanosystems by a hybrid PE-CVD/ALD approach : controllable synthesis, growth mechanism, and photocatalytic properties. In: CrystEngComm. 2015 ; Vol. 17, No. 32. pp. 6219-6226.

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