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Crystals 2017, 7(8), 236; doi:10.3390/cryst7080236

Self-Assembled Microwires of Terephthalic Acid and Melamine

Department of Chemistry, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
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Received: 12 July 2017 / Revised: 26 July 2017 / Accepted: 26 July 2017 / Published: 31 July 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Advance in Crystalline Thin Wires)
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Abstract

Self-assembled microwires of terephthalic acid (TPA) and melamine are prepared through the evaporation of water in a solution mixture of TPA and melamine. The microwires were characterized by using scanning electron microscope (SEM), attenuated total reflection infrared (ATR-IR) spectra, and cross-polarized optical microscopy (CPOM). The TPA•M microwires showed semi-conductive properties. View Full-Text
Keywords: microwires; nanowires; self-assembly; terephthalic acid (TPA); melamine microwires; nanowires; self-assembly; terephthalic acid (TPA); melamine
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Wang, H.; Kojtari, A.; Xu, X.; Ji, H.-F. Self-Assembled Microwires of Terephthalic Acid and Melamine. Crystals 2017, 7, 236.

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