Aspects of Recent Advances in Smart Ionic Liquid Based Sensors
This chapter includes some basic concepts and the most recent advancements of ionic liquids in the electrochemical field are briefly discussed. Although ionic liquids are known by only a few scientists and engineers, their potential applications in future technologies is unlimited and holds great promise. Electrochemistry has become a large field covering several key ideas such as energy, environment, nanotechnology, and analysis. It is hoped that the contributions on ionic liquids in this book chapter will stimulate new insight in the sensory field as well. The applications of ionic liquids in this chapter have been narrowed to the latest results of electrochemistry, especially focused on electrochemical and biosensors and its application in identifying the bioactive compounds, metal detections and food supplements.