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Academic Journal of Materials & Chemistry, 2023, 4(2); doi: 10.25236/AJMC.2023.040204.

Comparison of the amorphous/crystalline states of films made by oxidative self-polymerization and vacuum thermal evaporation using dopamine hydrochloride as a precursor


Ning Ding, Qiang Wang, Tiantian Pang, Dongyang Wang

Corresponding Author:
Qiang Wang

School of Electronic Information and Artificial Intelligence, Shaanxi University of Science and Technology, Xi’an, Shaanxi, China


The creation of carbon-based two-dimensional materials employing dopamine (DA) and polydopamine (PDA) as precursors is a fascinating and difficult research field [1, 2]. Due to its gentle reactions, high modification efficiency, excellent adhesion characteristics, and flexibility, PDA, which was inspired by mussel adhesion proteins, has a wide range of applications in nanocomposites [3-5]. In this study, films made by vacuum evaporation were found to 1) have a crystalline state compared to films created by oxidative self-deposition on the surface of silicon-based materials, and 2) have a higher bond stretching of the sp2 atom pair of the C atom (G-band) following carbonization.


polydopamine, carbonization, vacuum evaporation, crystalline states

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Ning Ding, Qiang Wang, Tiantian Pang, Dongyang Wang. Comparison of the amorphous/crystalline states of films made by oxidative self-polymerization and vacuum thermal evaporation using dopamine hydrochloride as a precursor. Academic Journal of Materials & Chemistry (2023) Vol. 4, Issue 2: 17-25. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJMC.2023.040204.


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