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The importance of solvent reorganisation in the effect of an ionic liquid on a unimolecular substitution process

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Temperature dependent rate studies demonstrate an enthalpic benefit and an entropic cost associated with the change in the rate of a unimolecular substitution process on addition of a high proportion of an ionic liquid, the latter effect being supported by molecular dynamics simulations.

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Submitted
28 Mar 2008
Accepted
30 Apr 2008
First published
09 Jun 2008

Chem. Commun., 2008, 3576-3578
Article type
Communication

The importance of solvent reorganisation in the effect of an ionic liquid on a unimolecular substitution process

H. M. Yau, S. A. Barnes, J. M. Hook, T. G. A. Youngs, A. K. Croft and J. B. Harper, Chem. Commun., 2008, 3576
DOI: 10.1039/B805255G

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