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Immiscible electrolyte systems based on asymmetric hydrophobic room temperature ionic liquids

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Abstract

The effect on the melting point of the introduction of asymmetry in tetraalkylammonium halide salts has been investigated leading to the synthesis of new, hydrophobic (room temperature) ionic liquids suitable for liquid/liquid electrochemistry; one of these, tri(hexyl)decylammonium tetrakis(pentafluorophenyl)borate, displays the largest electrochemical window observed to date for a biphasic room temperature ionic liquid system.

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The article was received on 29 May 2008, accepted on 31 Jul 2008 and first published on 10 Sep 2008


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/B809148J
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2008,0, 4980-4982
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    Immiscible electrolyte systems based on asymmetric hydrophobic room temperature ionic liquids

    A. D. Ballantyne, A. K. Brisdon and R. A. W. Dryfe, Chem. Commun., 2008, 0, 4980
    DOI: 10.1039/B809148J

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