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Design and Synthesis of Multifunctional Materials Based on an Ionic-Liquid Backbone

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  • Yuanjian Zhang,

    1. State Key Laboratory of Electroanalytical Chemistry, Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry and Graduate School of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Changchun 130022, P.R. China, Fax: (+86) 431-526-2800
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  • Yanfei Shen,

    1. State Key Laboratory of Electroanalytical Chemistry, Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry and Graduate School of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Changchun 130022, P.R. China, Fax: (+86) 431-526-2800
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  • Junhua Yuan,

    1. State Key Laboratory of Electroanalytical Chemistry, Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry and Graduate School of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Changchun 130022, P.R. China, Fax: (+86) 431-526-2800
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  • Dongxue Han,

    1. State Key Laboratory of Electroanalytical Chemistry, Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry and Graduate School of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Changchun 130022, P.R. China, Fax: (+86) 431-526-2800
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  • Zhijuan Wang,

    1. State Key Laboratory of Electroanalytical Chemistry, Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry and Graduate School of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Changchun 130022, P.R. China, Fax: (+86) 431-526-2800
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  • Qixian Zhang,

    1. State Key Laboratory of Electroanalytical Chemistry, Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry and Graduate School of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Changchun 130022, P.R. China, Fax: (+86) 431-526-2800
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  • Li Niu Prof. Dr.

    1. State Key Laboratory of Electroanalytical Chemistry, Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry and Graduate School of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Changchun 130022, P.R. China, Fax: (+86) 431-526-2800
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  • The authors are grateful to the NSFC, China (grant no. 20475053) and to the Department of Science and Technology of Jilin Province (grant no. 20050102) for financial support.

Abstract

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No longer simply “green” solvents, ionic liquids can be used as backbones to integrate independent components into a multifunctional compound. For example, single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWNTs) are coupled with various anions (X) by a simple anion-exchange reaction (see picture).

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