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Green Organic Synthesis in Ionic Liquids

Part 6. Ionic Liquids

  1. Peter Wasserscheid,
  2. Joni Joni

Published Online: 15 JUL 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527628698.hgc061

Handbook of Green Chemistry

Handbook of Green Chemistry

How to Cite

Wasserscheid, P. and Joni, J. 2010. Green Organic Synthesis in Ionic Liquids. Handbook of Green Chemistry. 6:2:39–63.

Author Information

  1. Friedrich-Alexander-Universität, Erlangen-Nürnberg Lehrstuhl für Chemische Reaktionstechnik, Erlangen, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JUL 2010

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The sections in this article are

  • General Aspects
    • The Extremely Low Vapor Pressure of Ionic Liquids
    • Stability of Ionic Liquids in Organic Reactions
    • Liquid–Liquid Biphasic Organic Reactions
      • Tunable Solubility Properties
      • Product Isolation from Organic Reactions with Ionic Liquids
    • Reactive or Catalytic Ionic Liquids in Organic Synthesis
  • Friedel–Crafts Alkylation
    • Introduction and Technical Background
    • Ionic Liquids in Friedel–Crafts Reaction - the Unique Selling Point
    • Liquid–Liquid Biphasic Catalysis
    • Supported Ionic Liquid Phase (SILP) Friedel–Crafts Catalysis


  • ionic liquids;
  • organic synthesis;
  • Friedel–Crafts reactions;
  • green chemistry