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Ionic liquids: the view from Mount Improbable

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The ionic liquid literature has grown at a remarkable rate since 1998, making it increasingly difficult to assess the important research directions and the underlying, fundamental understanding of ionic liquids. This review is an attempt to examine the facts behind this publication phenomenon, to reveal both the advantages and disadvantages of huge publication rates, and to warn against the dangers of rampant and rapid publication – caveat emptor.

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The article was received on 01 Apr 2015, accepted on 01 Dec 2015 and first published on 12 Jan 2016


Article type: Review Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA05829E
Citation: RSC Adv., 2016,6, 4280-4288
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    Ionic liquids: the view from Mount Improbable

    M. Deetlefs, M. Fanselow and K. R. Seddon, RSC Adv., 2016, 6, 4280
    DOI: 10.1039/C5RA05829E

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