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Energy applications of ionic liquids
Ionic liquids offer a unique suite of properties that make them important candidates for a number of energy related applications. Cation–anion combinations that exhibit low volatility coupled withExpand
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Use of Ionic Liquids for π-Conjugated Polymer Electrochemical Devices
π-Conjugated polymers that are electrochemically cycled in ionic liquids have enhanced lifetimes without failure (up to 1 million cycles) and fast cycle switching speeds (100 ms). We report resultsExpand
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Protein solubilising and stabilising ionic liquids.
We report a family of biocompatible ionic liquids (ILs) which are able to dissolve significant amounts of proteins such as cytochrome c and in which ATR-FTIR spectroscopy results show retention ofExpand
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Low viscosity ionic liquids based on organic salts of the dicyanamide anion
New families of salts viz. quaternary ammonium, N-alkyl-N-methylpyrrolidinium or 1-alkyl-3-methylimidazolium dicyanamides, Cat+N(CN)2−, are low melting compounds, most being liquid at rt,Expand
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A Review of Ionic Liquid Lubricants
Due to ever increasing demands on lubricants, such as increased service intervals, reduced volumes and reduced emissions, there is a need to develop new lubricants and improved wear additives. IonicExpand
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On the concept of ionicity in ionic liquids.
We present transport data for a range of ionic liquids and evaluate the data firstly in terms of the Walden plot as an approximate and readily accessible approach to estimating ionicity. Expand
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Room-temperature molten salts based on the quaternary ammonium ion
The properties of a family of novel quaternary ammonium salts based on the bis(trifluoromethylsulfonyl)imide and triflate anions are reported. Binary phase diagrams for some of their mixtures andExpand
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Corrosion of magnesium alloy ZE41 : The role of microstructural features
Magnesium alloy ZE41, used extensively in the aerospace industry, possesses excellent mechanical properties albeit poor corrosion resistance. This paper investigates the mechanism of corrosion andExpand
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Pyrrolidinium Imides: A New Family of Molten Salts and Conductive Plastic Crystal Phases
A new family of molten salts is reported, based on the N-alkyl, N-alkyl pyrrolidinium cation and the bis(trifluoromethane sulfonyl)imide anion. Some of the members of the family are molten at roomExpand
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Characterization of the Lithium Surface in N-Methyl-N-alkylpyrrolidinium Bis(trifluoromethanesulfonyl)amide Room-Temperature Ionic Liquid Electrolytes
The solid electrolyte interphase SEI formed on a lithium electrode in an N-methyl-N-alkylpyrrolidinium bistrifluoromethanesulfonylamide p1,xTf2N room-temperature ionic liquid electrolyte wasExpand
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