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The Green Synthesis of Ionic Liquids

Part 6. Ionic Liquids

  1. Maggel Deetlefs,
  2. Kenneth R. Seddon

Published Online: 15 JUL 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527628698.hgc060

Handbook of Green Chemistry

Handbook of Green Chemistry

How to Cite

Deetlefs, M. and Seddon, K. R. 2010. The Green Synthesis of Ionic Liquids. Handbook of Green Chemistry. 6:1:1–38.

Author Information

  1. The Queen's University of Belfast, The QUILL Research Centre, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JUL 2010

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Abstract

The sections in this article are

  • The Status Quo of Green Ionic Liquid Syntheses
  • Ionic Liquid Preparations Evaluated for Greenness
  • Which Principles of Green Chemistry are Relevant to Ionic Liquid Preparations?
  • Atom Economy and the E-factor
    • Atom Economy
    • The E-factor
  • Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats (SWOT) Analyses
  • Conductive Heating Preparation of 1-Alkyl-3-methylimidazolium Halide Salts
  • Purification of 1-Alkyl-3-methylimidazolium Halide Salts
    • SWOT Analysis: Conductively Heated Preparation of 1-Alkyl-3-Methylimidazolium Halide Salts and Their Subsequent Purification
  • Ionic Liquid Syntheses Promoted by Microwave Irradiation
    • Microwave-assisted Versus Traditional Ionic Liquid Preparations
    • SWOT Analysis: Microwave-promoted Syntheses of Ionic Liquids
  • Syntheses of Ionic Liquids Promoted by Ultrasonic Irradiation
    • SWOT Analysis: Ultrasound-promoted Syntheses of Ionic Liquids
  • Simultaneous Use of Microwave and Ultrasonic Irradiation to Prepare Ionic Liquids
    • SWOT Analysis: Simultaneous Use of Microwave and Ultrasonic Irradiation to Prepare Ionic Liquids
  • Preparation of Ionic Liquids Using Microreactors
    • SWOT Analysis: Preparation of Ionic Liquids Using Microreactors
  • Purification of Ionic Liquids with Non-halide Anions
    • Purification of Hydrophobic Versus Hydrophilic Ionic Liquids
    • SWOT Analyses: Purification of Hydrophobic and Hydrophilic Ionic Liquids
  • Decolorization of Ionic Liquids
    • SWOT Analysis: Decolorization of Ionic Liquids
  • Conclusion
  • Acknowledgments

Keywords:

  • ionic liquids;
  • synthesis;
  • SWOT analysis;
  • green chemistry