CO2: a wild solvent, tamed.

  title={CO2: a wild solvent, tamed.},
  author={Stephen Cummings and Kieran Trickett and Robert M. Enick and Julian Eastoe},
  journal={Physical chemistry chemical physics : PCCP},
  volume={13 4},
This article reviews approaches for modification of solvent properties of supercritical carbon dioxide (scCO(2)), with particular reference to self-assembly of oligomeric and polymeric solute additives. Of special interest are viscosity modifiers for scCO(2) based on molecular self-assembly. Background on polymers and surfactants with CO(2)-compatible functionalities is covered, leading on to the attempts made so far to increase the scCO(2) viscosity, which are described in detail. The… CONTINUE READING

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