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Ionic Liquids in Synthesis

Ionic Liquids in Synthesis

Peter Wasserscheid (Editor), Thomas Welton (Editor)

ISBN: 978-3-527-60544-6

Mar 2006

380 pages

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$168.99

Description

The demand for increasingly clean and efficient chemical syntheses is becoming more urgent from both an economic and an environmental standpoint. Many technologies rely on large quantities of hazardous even toxic solvents. A promising and now established approach is the development of new, ionic solvents that are fluid at room temperature. These solvents not only have the potential to increase chemical reactivity and thus lead to more efficient processes, but are also non-flammable and are less toxic than conventional solvents due to their low vapor pressure.
This volume brings together the latest developments in this fascinating field, supplemented by numerous practical tips, and thus provides those working in both research and industry with an indispensable source of information.
Preface
INTRODUCTION
SYNTHESIS AND PURIFICATION OF IONIC LIQUIDS
Synthesis of Ionic Liquids
Quality Aspects and Other Questions Related to Commercial Ionic Liquid Production
Synthesis of Task-specific Ionic Liquids
PHYSICO-CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Melting points and phase diagrams
Viscosity and Density of Ionic Liquids
Solubility and Solvation in Ionic Liquids
Gas Solubilities in Ionic Liquids
Polarity
Electrochemical Properties of Ionic Liquids
MOLECULAR STRUCTURE AND DYNAMICS
Order in the Liquid State and Structure
Quantum Mechanical Methods for Structure Elucidation
Molecular Dynamics Simulation Studies
Translational Diffusion
Molecular Reorientational Dynamics
ORGANIC SYNTHESIS
Stoichiometric Organic Reactions and Acid-Catalyzed Reactions in Ionic Liquids
Transition Metal Catalysis in Ionic Liquids
Ionic Liquids in Multiphasic Reactions
Multiphasic Catalysis with Ionic Liquids in Combination with Compressed CO2
INORGANIC SYNTHESIS
Directed Inorganic and Organometallic Synthesis
Making of Inorganic Materials by Electrochemical Methods
POLYMER SYNTHESIS IN IONIC LIQUIDS
BIOCATALYTIC REACTIONS IN IONIC LIQUIDS
OUTLOOK
"...this excellent work should be read by industrial chemists and should be in every industrial chemistry library. Highly recommended..." (Organic Process Research & Development)

"...everyone who is involved in work on ionic liquids...even the reader who simply wants an overview of this exciting new area...should buy this book!" (Angewandte Chemie International Edition, Vol. 42, 2003)

"...provides an excellent summary of available information on ionic liquids as well as ready access to the primary literature on specific topics." (Journal of the American Chemical Society, Vol. 125, No. 39)