11. Molecular Self-assembly in Ionic Liquids

  1. Hiroyuki Ohno
  1. Nobuo Kimizuka1 and
  2. Takuya Nakashima2

Published Online: 2 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118003350.ch11

Electrochemical Aspects of Ionic Liquids, Second Edition

Electrochemical Aspects of Ionic Liquids, Second Edition

How to Cite

Kimizuka, N. and Nakashima, T. (2011) Molecular Self-assembly in Ionic Liquids, in Electrochemical Aspects of Ionic Liquids, Second Edition (ed H. Ohno), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118003350.ch11

Editor Information

  1. Department of Biotechnology, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Japan

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyushu University, Japan

  2. 2

    Graduate School of Materials Science, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 MAR 2011
  2. Published Print: 21 MAR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470647813

Online ISBN: 9781118003350



  • molecular self-assembly in ionic liquids - ionic liquid use as solvent, knowledge on ionophilic-ionophobic functionalities;
  • charged bilayer membranes in ionic liquids;
  • molecular assembly in ionic liquids - by ionophilic-ionophobic balance of constituent molecules


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Molecular Self-Assemblies in Aqueous and in Organic Media

  • Early Studies of the Formation of Micelles and Liquid Crystals in Ionic Liquids

  • Sugar-Philic Ionic Liquids: Dissolution of Carbohydrates and Formation of Glycolipid Bilayer Membranes, Ionogels

  • Charged Bilayer Membranes in Ionic Liquids

  • Control of Ionophilic - Ionophobic Interactions and Generalization of Molecular Self-Assemblies in Ionic Liquids

  • Summary, Updates and Outlook

  • References