Handbook of Ionic Liquids: Properties, Applications and Hazards


Jihoon Mun (Editor)
Haeun Sim (Editor)

Series: Chemistry Research and Applications
BISAC: SCI013000

Ionic liquids (ILs) are a class of low melting point, ionic compounds which have a variety of properties allowing many of them to be sustainable green solvents. These non-molecular solvents possess high thermal stabilities and negligible vapor pressures making them attractive alternatives to environmentally unfriendly solvents that produce volatile organic compounds (VOCs). In this book, the authors present research on the properties, applications and hazards of ionic liquids. Some of the topics discussed include challenges and perspectives of ionic liquids vs. traditional solvents for cellulose processing; ionic liquids as sustainable extractants in petrochemical processing; brönsted acid-base ionic liquids and membranes as ion conducting materials and physical and chemical properties of ionic liquids. (Imprint: Nova)



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Challenges and Perspectives of Ionic Liquids vs. Traditional Solvents for Cellulose Processing
(John Gräsvik, Dilip G. Raut, Jyri-Pekka Mikkola, Technical Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Chemical-Biological Center, Umeå University, Sweden, and others)
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Ionic Liquids as Sustainable Extractants in Petrochemicals Processing
(G. Wytze Meindersma, Antje R. Hansmeier, Ferdy (S.A.F.) Onink, André B. de Haan, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands)

Ionic Liquids in Electroanalytical Chemistry: A Review for Further Development and Applications
(Weena Siangproh, Wijittar Duangchai, Orawon Chailapakul, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Srinakharinwirot University, Wattana, Bangkok, Thailand, and others)

Brönsted Acid-Base Ionic Liquids and Membranes as Ion Conducting Materials: Synthesis, Properties and Applications
(Harinder Pal Singh Missan, Marisa Singh, Fuel Cell Materials Research Lab, Department of Physics, University of West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago)

The Physical and Chemical Properties of Ionic Liquids and its Application in Extraction
(Yu Cao, Shun Yao, Xiaoming Wang, Qi Peng, Hang Song, Department of Pharmaceutical and Biological Engineering, Sichuan University, China)
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The Use of Ionic Liquid for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells
(Chuan-Pei Lee, Kuo-Chuan Ho, Department of Chemical Engineering and others)

Gemini Dicationic Acidic Ionic Liquids: Synthesis, Properties and Catalytic Applications
(Yingwei Zhao, Xiaofei Liu, Zhen Li, Jing Chen, Chungu Xia, State Key Laboratory for Oxo Synthesis and Selective Oxidation, Lanzhou Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Lanzhou, China)

Task-Specific Ionic Liquid-Catalyzed Conversion of Carbon Dioxide into Fuel Additive and Value-Added Chemicals
(Zhen-Zhen Yang, Ya-Nan Zhao, Liang-Nian He, The State Key Laboratory and Institute of Elemento-Organic Chemistry, Nankai University, Tianjin 300071, P. R. China)

Ionic Liquids and Smart Separations Technology for Metal Removal from Wastewaters
(F. J. Alguacil, I. Garcia-Diaz, F. A. Lopez, O. Rodriguez, A. Urien, I. Padilla, Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Metalurgicas (CSIC), Madrid, Spain)

Applications of Ionic Liquids in Sample Extraction
(Yunchang Fan, Yan Zhu, College of Physics and Chemistry, Henan Polytechnic University, China, and others)

Ionic Liquids Surfactants
(Verónica Pino, Mónica Germán-Hernández, Armide Martín-Pérez, Department of Analytical Chemistry, Nutrition and Food Science, University of La Laguna, Spain)

Ionic Liquids in Liquid Chromatography
(Hongdeng Qiu, Abul K. Mallik, Makoto Takafuji, Shengxiang Jiang, Hirotaka Ihara, Department of Applied Chemistry and Biochemistry, Kumamoto University, Japan, and others)
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Ionic Liquid Immobilized Nanoporous Materials
(Sang-Eon Park, Mst. Nargis Parvin, Center for Fine Chemicals Fusion Technology, Department of Chemistry, Inha University, Incheon, Korea)

Roles of Ionic Liquids in High Performance Liquid Chromatography
(Aurora Martín Calero, Verónica Pino, Juan H. Ayala, Ana M. Afonso, Department of Analytical Chemistry, Nutrition and Food Science, University of La Laguna, Spain)

The Unique Physical and Chemical Properties of Ionic Liquids through Interionic Interactions: Theoretical Investigation with Molecular Dynamics Simulations
(Tateki Ishida, Department of Theoretical and Computational Molecular Science, Institute for Molecular Science, Japan)

Ionic Liquid-Solid Interface Probed by Scanning Tunneling Microscopy
(Ge-Bo Pan, Yong-Qiang Liu, Yan Xiao, Suzhou Institute of Nano-tech and Nano-bionics, Chinese Academy of Sciences)

Enzymatic Catalysis in Buffered Ionic Liquids
(Guangnan Ou, School of Bioengineering, Jimei University, China)

Preparation of Functional Ion Gels of Polysaccharides with Ionic Liquids
(Jun-ichi Kadokawa, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Kagoshima University, Japan)

The Application of Ionic Liquids-Cellulose Hydrolysis to Chemicals
(Furong Tao, Huanling Song, Lingjun Chou, State Key Laboratory for Oxo Synthesis and Selective Oxidation, Lanzhou Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China, and others)

Separation of Aromatic and Organic Nitrogen Compounds with Supported Ionic Liquid Membranes
(Michiaki Matsumoto, Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, Doshisha University, Kyotanabe, Japan)

Surface-Active Ionic Liquids: Synthesis, Solution Properties and Applications
(Paula D. Galgano and Omar A. El Seoud, Institute of Chemistry, University of São Paulo, Brazil) (a)

Ionic Liquids in Extraction Techniques
(Rosa M. Marce, N. Fontanals, E. Pocurull, F. Borrull, Universitat Rovira i Virgili) (a)

Immobilized Ionic Liquids in Organic Chemistry
(M. Manuela, A. Pereira, REQUIMTE, Departamento de Química, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal) (a)

Ionic Liquids
(Zhengping Liu, Beijing Normal University) (a)


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