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Anion Basicity and Ionicity of Protic Ionic Liquids

Abstract The field of Ionic Liquid (IL) research has received considerable attention during the past decade. Unique physicochemical properties of these low melting salts have made them very promising for applications in a many areas of science and technology such as electrolyte research, green chemistry and electrodeposition. One of the most important parameters dictating their physicochemical behavior is the basicity of their anion. Using four sets of Protic Ionic Liquids (PILs) and spectroscopic characterization of them, a qualitative order for anion basicity of ILs is obtained.

Protic Ionic Liquids are made by proton transfer form a Brønsted acid to a base. The extent of this transfer is determined by the free energy change of the proton transfe... (more)
Created Date 2016
Contributor Hasani, Mohammad (Author) / Angell, C. Austen (Advisor) / Yarger, Jeffrey L (Committee member) / Gould, Ian R (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Chemistry / Physical chemistry / Anion Basicity / Ionic Liquids / NMR Spectroscopy / Protic Ionic Liquids / Proton Affinity
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 158 pages
Language English
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Chemistry 2016
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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