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Purification or contamination? The effect of sorbents on ionic liquids
journal contributionposted on 21.06.2008, 00:00 authored by B Clare, Paul Bayley, A Best, Maria ForsythMaria Forsyth, D MacFarlane
Commonly used for purification, alumina and silica are found to contaminate ionic liquids with particles; these particles cannot be removed easily and can have a non-negligible impact on the electrochemical, spectroscopic and physical properties of an ionic liquid, including its nucleation and crystallisation kinetics.