5. Ionic Liquids: “Designer” Solvents for Green Chemistry

  1. Pietro Tundo,
  2. Alvise Perosa and
  3. Fulvio Zecchini
  1. Natalia V. Plechkova and
  2. Kenneth R. Seddon

Published Online: 15 MAY 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470124086.ch5

Methods and Reagents for Green Chemistry: An Introduction

Methods and Reagents for Green Chemistry: An Introduction

How to Cite

Plechkova, N. V. and Seddon, K. R. (2007) Ionic Liquids: “Designer” Solvents for Green Chemistry, in Methods and Reagents for Green Chemistry: An Introduction (eds P. Tundo, A. Perosa and F. Zecchini), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470124086.ch5

Editor Information

  1. The Ca' Foscari University of Venice and National Interuniversity Consortium, “Chemistry for the Environment” (INCA), Venice, Italy

Author Information

  1. QUILL Centre, The Queen's University of Belfast, Belfast BT9 5AG, Northern Ireland, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAY 2007
  2. Published Print: 8 JUN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471754008

Online ISBN: 9780470124086

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Keywords:

  • ionic liquids in green chemistry;
  • ionic liquid applications;
  • QUILL Centre

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Problem? What Problem?

  • Green Chemistry

  • Solvents

  • Rationale and Definitions: Why Use Ionic Liquids?

  • Ionic Liquids for Green Chemistry

  • The Cations and the Anions

  • How Do I Prepare Thee? Let me Count the Ways

  • Ionic Liquid Properties: Are Ionic Liquids “Green”?

  • Ionic Liquid Applications

  • The QUILL Centre

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgments

  • References