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Issue 1, 2019
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The effect of nanoconfinement on the glass transition temperature of ionic liquids

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Abstract

This work is concerned with investigating the glass transition behavior of ionic liquids as a function of nanoconfinement. The glass transition temperature was found to increase with a decrease in confinement length, below a critical confinement of 40–50 nm and 80–90 nm for 1-butyl-3-methylimidazolium tetrafluoro-borate and 1-methyl-3-octylimidazolium tetrafluoro-borate between alumina surfaces, respectively.

Graphical abstract: The effect of nanoconfinement on the glass transition temperature of ionic liquids

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The article was received on 17 Oct 2018, accepted on 23 Nov 2018 and first published on 23 Nov 2018


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C8CP06479B
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2019,21, 22-25

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    The effect of nanoconfinement on the glass transition temperature of ionic liquids

    Y. Zuo, Y. Zhang, R. Huang and Y. Min, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2019, 21, 22
    DOI: 10.1039/C8CP06479B

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