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Addition of low concentrations of an ionic liquid to a base oil reduces friction over multiple length scales: A combined nano- and macrotribology investigation

journal contribution
posted on 01.01.2016, 00:00 authored by H Li, Anthony SomersAnthony Somers, Patrick HowlettPatrick Howlett, M W Rutland, Maria ForsythMaria Forsyth, R Atkin

The efficacy of ionic liquids (ILs) as lubricant additives to a model base oil has been probed at the nanoscale and macroscale as a function of IL concentration using the same materials.

History

Journal

Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics

Volume

18

Issue

9

Pagination

6541 - 6547

Publisher

ROYAL SOC CHEMISTRY

Location

England

ISSN

1463-9076

eISSN

1463-9084

Language

English

Publication classification

C Journal article; C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal

Copyright notice

2016, Royal Society of Chemistry