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1-Ethyl-3-methylimidazolium chloride

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1-Methyl-3-ethylimidazolinium chloride, 1-Ethyl-3-methyl-1H-imidazolium chloride, N-Methyl-N′-ethylimidazolium chloride
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77-79 °C (lit.)


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Ionic liquids (ILs) are molten salts with melting points lower than 100 °C. They usually consist of pair of organic cation and anion. ILs exhibit unique properties such as nonvolatility, high thermal stability, and high ionic conductivity and find applications as electrolytes in lithium/sodium ion batteries and dye-sensitized solar cells. They are also used as media for synthesis of conducting polymers and intercalation electrode materials.


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Eye Irrit. 2 - Skin Irrit. 2

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13 - Non Combustible Solids



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Cycloaddition of carbon dioxide to butyl glycidyl ether using imidazolium
salt ionic liquid as a catalyst
Yu J, et al.
Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering, 27, 446-451 (2010)
Cycloaddition of carbon dioxide to butyl glycidyl ether using imidazolium salt ionic liquid as a catalyst
Yu JI, et al.
Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering, 27, 446-451 (2010)
Martin Brehm et al.
Molecules (Basel, Switzerland), 25(15) (2020-08-05)
We present 1,2,3-triazolium- and imidazolium-based ionic liquids (ILs) with aromatic anions as a new class of cellulose solvents. The two anions in our study, benzoate and salicylate, possess a lower basicity when compared to acetate and therefore should lead to
Masayoshi Watanabe et al.
Chemical reviews, 117(10), 7190-7239 (2017-01-14)
Ionic liquids (ILs) are liquids consisting entirely of ions and can be further defined as molten salts having melting points lower than 100 °C. One of the most important research areas for IL utilization is undoubtedly their energy application, especially
Ionic liquids and their solid-state analogues as materials for energy generation and storage.
MacFarlane DR, et al.
Nature Reviews. Materials, 1, 15005-15005 (2016)


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