Ionic liquids: fact and fiction

Maggel Deetlefs, Kenneth Seddon

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Ionic liquid literature is increasingly plagued by unfounded mythologies that have arisen due to the burgeoning interest in these neoteric materials. This short polemic is designed to bring attention to some of the key problems in the current ionic liquid literature; this is an exciting new field, and we want to see it blossom in the fertile ground of academic and industrial excellence.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)16
Number of pages1
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biotechnology
  • Chemistry(all)


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