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Aggregation behavior of long-chain ionic liquids in an ionic liquid.

Authors
  • Li, Na
  • Zhang, Shaohua
  • Zheng, Liqiang
  • Dong, Bin
  • Li, Xinwei
  • Yu, Li
Type
Published Article
Journal
Physical chemistry chemical physics : PCCP
Publication Date
Aug 14, 2008
Volume
10
Issue
30
Pages
4375–4377
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1039/b807339b
PMID: 18654675
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The aggregation behavior of long-chain ionic liquids 1-alkyl-3-methylimidazolium bromide (C(n)mimBr) in another ionic liquid, 1-butyl-3-methylimidazolium tetrafluoroborate (bmimBF(4)), was studied for the first time. Surface tension measurements revealed that aggregates are formed by C(n)mimBr, and freeze fracture transmission electron microscopy (FF-TEM) observations suggested the aggregates are spheres with a size much larger than traditional micelles. The sizes of the aggregates were further confirmed by dynamic light scattering (DLS) measurements.

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