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Applications of ionic liquids in the chemical industry

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In contrast to a recently expressed, and widely cited, view that “Ionic liquids are starting to leave academic labs and find their way into a wide variety of industrial applications”, we demonstrate in this critical review that there have been parallel and collaborative exchanges between academic research and industrial developments since the materials were first reported in 1914 (148 references)

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Submitted
28 Aug 2007
First published
30 Nov 2007

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2008,37, 123-150
Article type
Critical Review

Applications of ionic liquids in the chemical industry

N. V. Plechkova and K. R. Seddon, Chem. Soc. Rev., 2008, 37, 123
DOI: 10.1039/B006677J

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