Accounting for the unique, doubly dual nature of ionic liquids from a molecular thermodynamic and modeling standpoint

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The fascinating, complex behavior of ionic liquids is analyzed using a molecular perspective that emphasizes the doubly dual nature of ionic liquids underlying the existence of cations and anions forming high- and low-charge-density regions. Our work bridges the liquid, gas, and solid phases spanning 5 years of research on themes as diverse as the vaporization, liquid-liquid demixing, solidification, and thermophysical behavior of ionic liquids and their mixtures and solutions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1114-1121
Number of pages8
JournalAccounts of Chemical Research
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2007



  • Ionic liquids
  • Binary mixtures
  • Pure ionic

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