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I am open to PhD applications in the fields of: - Development of ionic liquids for sustainable and green chemistry applied to catalysis, separations, and energy applications. - Use of neutron scattering/isotopic substitution to study disordered (liquid and glassy) materials.

1993 …2019

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2006

Preparation of magnetic cellulose composites using ionic liquids

Swatloski, R., Holbrey, J., Weston, J. L. & Rogers, R. D., Mar 2006, In : CHIMICA OGGI-CHEMISTRY TODAY. 24, 2, p. 31 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Citations (Scopus)

Recalling COIL

Holbrey, J., Plechkova, N. & Seddon, K., 2006, In : Green Chemistry. 8, 5, p. 411-414 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Citations (Scopus)

Separations of metal ions using ionic liquids: The challenges of multiple mechanisms

Cocalia, V. A., Holbrey, J. D., Gutowski, K. E., Bridges, N. J. & Rogers, R. D., 01 Jan 2006, In : Tsinghua Science and Technology. 11, 2, p. 188-193 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

62 Citations (Scopus)

Strategies toward the design of energetic ionic liquids: nitro- and nitrile-substituted N,N '-dialkylimidazolium salts

Katritzky, A. R., Yang, H. F., Zhang, D. Z., Kirichenko, K., Smiglak, M., Holbrey, J., Reichert, W. M. & Rogers, R. D., 2006, In : New journal of chemistry. 30, 3, p. 349-358 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

47 Citations (Scopus)
15 Citations (Scopus)
2005

1-butyl-3-methylimidazolium 3,5-dinitro-1,2,4-triazolate: a novel ionic liquid containing a rigid, planar energetic anion

Katritzky, A. R., Singh, S., Kirichenko, K., Holbrey, J., Smiglak, M., Reichert, W. M. & Rogers, R. D., 21 Feb 2005, In : Chemical Communications. 7, p. 868-870 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

105 Citations (Scopus)

Identical extraction behavior and coordination of trivalent or hexavalent f-element cations using ionic liquid and molecular solvents

Cocalia, V. A., Jensen, M. P., Holbrey, J., Spear, S. K., Stepinski, D. C. & Rogers, R., 07 Jun 2005, In : Dalton Transactions. 2005, 11, p. 1966-1971 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

170 Citations (Scopus)

Ionic liquid-reconstituted cellulose composites as solid support matrices for biocatalyst immobilization

Turner, M. B., Spear, S. K., Holbrey, J., Daly, D. T. & Rogers, R. D., Sep 2005, In : Biomacromolecules. 6, 5, p. 2497-2502 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

148 Citations (Scopus)

Ionic liquids as solvent and solvent additives for the synthesis of sol-gel materials

Klingshirn, M. A., Spear, S. K., Holbrey, J. & Rogers, R. D., 28 Dec 2005, In : Journal of Materials Chemistry. 15, 48, p. 5174-5180 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

61 Citations (Scopus)

Prediction of the formation and stabilities of energetic salts and ionic liquids based on ab initio electronic structure calculations

Gutowski, K. E., Holbrey, J., Rogers, R. D. & Dixon, D. A., 15 Dec 2005, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 109, 49, p. 23196-23208 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

132 Citations (Scopus)
2004

Application of poly(ethylene glycol)-based aqueous biphasic systems as reaction and reactive extraction media

Chen, J., Spear, S. K., Huddleston, J. G., Holbrey, J., Swatloski, R. & Rogers, R. D., 16 Aug 2004, In : Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 43, 17, p. 5358-5364 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

46 Citations (Scopus)

Application of polyethylene glycol-based aqueous biphasic reactive extraction to the catalytic oxidation of cyclic olefins

Chen, J., Spear, S. K., Huddleston, J. G., Holbrey, J. & Rogers, R. D., Jun 2004, In : Journal of Chromatography B: Biomedical Sciences and Applications. p. 145-149 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Citations (Scopus)
179 Citations (Scopus)

Extraction of cesium ions from aqueous solutions using calix[4]arene-bis(tert-octylbenzo-crown-6) in ionic liquids

Luo, H. M., Dai, S., Bonnesen, P. V., Buchanan, A. C., Holbrey, J., Bridges, N. J. & Rogers, R., 12 Jul 2004, In : Analytical Chemistry. 76, 11, p. 3078-3083 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

266 Citations (Scopus)

Gelation of ionic liquids using a cross-linked poly(ethylene glycol) gel matrix

Klingshirn, M. A., Spear, S. K., Subramanian, R., Holbrey, J., Huddleston, J. G. & Rogers, R., 10 Aug 2004, In : Chemistry of Materials. 16, 16, p. 3091-3097 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

94 Citations (Scopus)

Industrial applications of ionic liquids

Holbrey, J., Jun 2004, In : CHIMICA OGGI-CHEMISTRY TODAY. 22, 6, p. 35-37 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Citations (Scopus)

Production of bioactive cellulose films reconstituted from ionic liquids

Turner, M. B., Spear, S. K., Holbrey, J. & Rogers, R., Jul 2004, In : Biomacromolecules. 5, 4, p. 1379-1384 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

318 Citations (Scopus)

Using Caenorhabditis elegans to probe toxicity of 1-alkyl-3-methylimidazolium chloride based ionic liquids

Swatloski, R., Holbrey, J., Memon, S. B., Caldwell, G. A., Caldwell, K. A. & Rogers, R., 21 Mar 2004, In : Chemical Communications. 10, 6, p. 668-669 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

161 Citations (Scopus)
2003

1,3-dimethylimidazolium-2-carboxylate: the unexpected synthesis of an ionic liquid precursor and carbene-CO2 adduct

Holbrey, J., Reichert, W. M., Tkatchenko, I., Bouajila, E., Walter, O., Tommasi, I. & Rogers, R., 2003, In : Chemical Communications. 9, 1, p. 28-29 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

219 Citations (Scopus)

Controlling the aqueous miscibility of ionic liquids: Aqueous biphasic systems of water-miscible ionic liquids and water-structuring salts for recycle, metathesis, and separations

Gutowski, K. E., Broker, G. A., Willauer, H. D., Huddleston, J. G., Swatloski, R., Holbrey, J. & Rogers, R. D., 04 Jun 2003, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 125, 22, p. 6632-6633 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

801 Citations (Scopus)

Crystal polymorphism in 1-butyl-3-methylimidazolium halides: supporting ionic liquid formation by inhibition of crystallization

Holbrey, J., Reichert, W. M., Nieuwenhuyzen, M., Johnston, S., Seddon, K. & Rogers, R. D., 21 Jul 2003, In : Chemical Communications. 9, 14, p. 1636-1637 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

336 Citations (Scopus)

Ionic liquid salt-induced inactivation and unfolding of cellulase from Trichoderma reesei

Turner, M. B., Spear, S. K., Huddleston, J. G., Holbrey, J. & Rogers, R., Aug 2003, In : Green Chemistry. 5, 4, p. 443-447 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

321 Citations (Scopus)

Ionic liquids are not always green: hydrolysis of 1-butyl-3-methylimidazolium hexafluorophosphate

Swatloski, R., Holbrey, J. & Rogers, R., Aug 2003, In : Green Chemistry. 5, 4, p. 361-363 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

800 Citations (Scopus)

Liquid clathrate formation in ionic liquid-aromatic mixtures

Holbrey, J., Reichert, W. M., Nieuwenhuyzen, M., Sheppard, O., Hardacre, C. & Rogers, R. D., 21 Feb 2003, In : Chemical Communications. *, 4, p. 476-477 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

353 Citations (Scopus)

Mercury(II) partitioning from aqueous solutions with a new, hydrophobic ethylene-glycol functionalized bis-imidazolium ionic liquid

Holbrey, J., Visser, A. E., Spear, S. K., Reichert, W. M., Swatloski, R., Broker, G. A. & Rogers, R., Oct 2003, In : Green Chemistry. 5, p. 129-135 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

134 Citations (Scopus)

New ionic liquids containing an appended hydroxyl functionality from the atom-efficient, one-pot reaction of 1-methylimidazole and acid with propylene oxide

Holbrey, J., Turner, M. B., Reichert, W. M. & Rogers, R., Dec 2003, In : Green Chemistry. 5, 6, p. 731-736 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

112 Citations (Scopus)

Structure of molten 1,3-dimethylimidazolium chloride using neutron diffraction

Hardacre, C., Holbrey, JD., McMath, SEJ., Bowron, DT. & Soper, AK., 01 Jan 2003, In : Journal of Chemical Physics. 118, 1, p. 273-278 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

415 Citations (Scopus)
2002

Alternating copolymerisation of styrene and carbon monoxide in ionic liquids

Hardacre, C., Holbrey, J., Katdare, S. & Seddon, K., Mar 2002, In : Green Chemistry. 4, 2, p. 143-146 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

77 Citations (Scopus)

Application of ionic liquids as plasticizers for poly(methyl methacrylate)

Scott, M. P., Brazel, C. S., Benton, M. G., Mays, J. W., Holbrey, J. & Rogers, R., 2002, In : Chemical Communications. p. 1370-1371 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

195 Citations (Scopus)

Conventional free radical polymerization in room temperature ionic liquids: a green approach to commodity polymers with practical advantages

Hong, H. L., Zhang, H. W., Mays, J. W., Visser, A. E., Brazel, C. S., Holbrey, J., Reichert, W. M. & Rogers, R., 2002, In : Chemical Communications. 2002, p. 1368-1369 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

167 Citations (Scopus)

Dissolution of cellose with ionic liquids

Swatloski, R., Spear, S. K., Holbrey, J. & Rogers, R. D., 08 May 2002, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 124, 18, p. 4974-4975 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3498 Citations (Scopus)

Efficient, halide free synthesis of new, low cost ionic liquids: 1,3-dialkylimidazolium salts containing methyl- and ethyl-sulfate anions

Holbrey, J., Reichert, W. M., Swatloski, R., Broker, G. A., Pitner, W. R., Seddon, K. & Rogers, R., 2002, In : Green Chemistry. 4, 5, p. 407-413 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

472 Citations (Scopus)

On the solubilization of water with ethanol in hydrophobic hexafluorophosphate ionic liquids

Swatloski, R., Visser, A. E., Reichert, W. M., Broker, G. A., Farina, L. M., Holbrey, J. & Rogers, R., 2002, In : Green Chemistry. 4, 2, p. 81-87 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

157 Citations (Scopus)

Polar, non-coordinating ionic liquids as solvents for the alternating copolymerization of styrene and CO catalyzed by cationic palladium catalysts

Klingshirn, M. A., Broker, G. A., Holbrey, J., Shaughnessy, K. H. & Rogers, R., 2002, In : Chemical Communications. p. 1394-1395 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

74 Citations (Scopus)

Small-angle X-ray scattering studies of liquid crystalline 1-alkyl-3-methylimidazolium salts

Hardacre, C., Bradley, A. E., Holbrey, J., Johnston, S., McMath, S. E. J. & Nieuwenhuyzen, M., 2002, In : Chemistry of Materials. 14, 2, p. 629-635 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

351 Citations (Scopus)
2001

A highly efficient synthetic procedure for deuteriating imidazoles and imidazolium salts

Hardacre, C., Holbrey, J. & McMath, S. E. J., 21 Feb 2001, In : Chemical Communications. *, 4, p. 367-368 2 p.

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69 Citations (Scopus)

A simple colorimetric method for the quality control of 1-alkyl-3-methylimidazolium ionic liquid precursors

Holbrey, J., Seddon, K. & Wareing, R., 2001, In : Green Chemistry. 3, 1, p. 33-36 4 p.

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92 Citations (Scopus)

Crystal and liquid crystalline polymorphism in 1-alkyl-3-methylimidazolium tetrachloropalladate(II) salts

Hardacre, C., Holbrey, J., McCormac, P. B., McMath, S. E. J., Nieuwenhuyzen, M. & Seddon, K., 2001, In : Journal of Materials Chemistry. 11, 2, p. 346-350 5 p.

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72 Citations (Scopus)

Hydrophobic ionic liquids incorporating N-alkylisoquinolinium cations and their utilization in liquid-liquid separations

Visser, A. E., Holbrey, J. & Rogers, R. D., 07 Dec 2001, In : Chemical Communications. 23, p. 2484-2485 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

149 Citations (Scopus)

Molecular layering and local order in thin films of 1-alkyl-3-methylimidazolium ionic liquids using X-ray reflectivity

Carmichael, A. J., Hardacre, C., Holbrey, J., Nieuwenhuyzen, M. & Seddon, K., 20 May 2001, In : Molecular Physics. 99, 10, p. 795-800 6 p.

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100 Citations (Scopus)

Solvation of 1-butyl-3-methylimidazolium hexafluorophosphate in aqueous ethanol - a green solution for dissolving 'hydrophobic' ionic liquids

Swatloski, R., Visser, A. E., Reichert, W. M., Broker, G. A., Farina, L. M., Holbrey, J. & Rogers, R. D., 21 Oct 2001, In : Chemical Communications. 20, p. 2070-2071 2 p.

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95 Citations (Scopus)
2000

Designing ionic liquids: Imidazolium melts with inert carborane anions

Larsen, A. S., Holbrey, J., Tham, F. S. & Reed, C. A., 02 Aug 2000, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 122, 30, p. 7264-7272 9 p.

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381 Citations (Scopus)

Room-temperature ionic liquids as replacements for organic solvents in multiphase bioprocess operations

Cull, S. G., Holbrey, J., Vargas-Mora, V., Seddon, K. & Lye, G. J., 20 Jul 2000, In : Biotechnology and Bioengineering. 69, 2, p. 227-233 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

523 Citations (Scopus)

Solubilization of an ionic liquid, 1-butyl-3-methylimidazolium hexafluorophosphate, in a surfactant-water system

Friberg, S. E., Yin, Q., Pavel, F., Mackay, R. A., Holbrey, J., Seddon, K. & Aikens, P. A., 2000, In : JOURNAL OF DISPERSION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY. 21, 2, p. 185-197 13 p.

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53 Citations (Scopus)
1999

A method for studying the structure of low-temperature ionic liquids by XAFS

Carmichael, AJ., Hardacre, C., Holbrey, JD., Nieuwenhuyzen, M. & Seddon, KR., 15 Oct 1999, In : Analytical Chemistry. 71, 20, p. 4572-4574 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Citations (Scopus)

Ionic Liquids

Holbrey, J. & Seddon, K., 1999, In : Clean Products and Processes. 1, p. 223-237

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The Heck reaction in ionic liquids: A multiphasic catalyst system

Carmichael, A. J., Earle, M., Holbrey, J., McCormac, P. B. & Seddon, K., 07 Oct 1999, In : Organic Letters. 1, 7, p. 997-1000 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

497 Citations (Scopus)
1212 Citations (Scopus)
1998

Ionic liquid crystals: Hexafluorophosphate salts

Gordon, C. M., Holbrey, J. D., Kennedy, A. R. & Seddon, K. R., 01 Jan 1998, In : Journal of Materials Chemistry. 8, 12, p. 2627-2636 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

612 Citations (Scopus)
1997

Amphotropic properties of multi-palladium and -platinum liquid crystals

Praefcke, K., Holbrey, J. D., Usol'tseva, N. & Blunk, D., 01 Jan 1997, In : Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals Science and Technology Section A: Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals. 292, p. 123-139 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Citations (Scopus)