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Special Issue on Ionic Liquids

VOLUME 49A

NUMBER 5-6

May-June 2010

CONTENTS

 

635

 

Ionic liquids: New materials with wide applications

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nageshewar D Khupse* & Anil Kumar

 

 

 

Ionic liquids have emerged as possible substitutes for volatile organic solvents. The special properties of ionic liquids that render these unique solvent media useful in chemical transformations, electrochemical applications, extractions, etc., have been reviewed.

 

 

 

 

649

 

Time-resolved studies of photoinduced processes in room temperature ionic liquids

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aniruddha Paul* & Anunay Samanta

 

 

 

Photophysical studies carried out in room temperature ionic liquids have been discussed with explicit focus on those involving time-resolved measurements.

 

 

 

 

 

662

 

Ionic liquid microemulsions and their technological applications

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S K Mehta* & Khushwinder Kaur

 

 

 

Applications of ionic liquid microemulsions as oil substitutes, water substitutes, co-surfactants (additives) and surfactants are summarized.

 

 

 

 

 

 

685

 

Solvation dynamics in imidazolium and phosphonium ionic liquids: Effects of solute motion

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hemant K Kashyap & Ranjit Biswas*

 

 

 

Theoretical studies on the effects of rotational and translational motions of a dissolved dipolar probe on the Stokes’ shift dynamics in representative non-dipolar and dipolar ionic liquids are presented.

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695

 

Temperature dependent solvation dynamics in an ionic liquid containing microemulsions of 1-butyl-3-methylimidazolium tetrafluoroborate / Triton X–100/ cyclohexane

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rajib Pramanik, Souravi Sarkar, Chiranjib Ghatak, Palash Setua, Vishal Govind Rao &
Nilmoni Sarkar*

 

 

 

 

 

 

705

 

Rotational diffusion of nondipolar solutes in ionic liquids: Influence of nature of anion on solute rotation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

G B Dutt

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

714

 

Solvation dynamics and red-edge effect of two electrically charged solutes in an imidazolium ionic liquid

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dinesh Chandra Khara & Anunay Samanta*

 

 

 

Steady state and time-resolved fluorescence behavior of negatively charged 1-anilinonaphthalene-8-sulfonate and positively charged ethidium bromide have been studied in [bmim][BF4].

 

 

 

 

 

721

 

Molecular dynamics simulation of model room temperature ionic liquids with divalent anions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S G Raju & S Balasubramanian*

 

 

 

Intermolecular structure, dynamics and intermediate range structure in a model ionic liquid, whose cation and anion are mono- and di-valent respectively, have been explored.

 

 

 

727

 

Temperature dependent viscosity of mixtures of ionic liquids at different compositions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nageshwar D Khupse, Shabana R Kurolikar &
Anil Kumar*

 

 

 

Temperature dependence of viscosities of [bmim][BF4] + [bmim][PF6] and [hmim][BF4] + [hmim][PF6] mixtures has been analysed in the light of Vogel-Fulcher-Tammann equation with excellent accuracy.

 

 

 

 

731

 

Temperature dependent densities of mixtures of
1-butyl-3-methylimidazolium hexafluorophosphate + poly(ethylene glycol)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shruti Trivedi & Siddharth Pandey*

 

 

 

 

 

 

736

 

Density and ultrasonic sound speed measurements for N,N-dimethylformamide with ionic liquids

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pankaj Attri, P Madhusudan Reddy &
P Venkatesu*

 

 

 

Molecular interactions between DMF and ionic liquids have been studied on the basis of thermophysical properties such as densities and ultrasonic sound speeds over the entire composition range at 25 °C under atmospheric pressure.

 

 

743

 

Ionic liquid incorporated polymer electrolytes for supercapacitor application

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

G P Pandey, Yogesh Kumar & S A Hashmi*

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

752

 

Studies on interaction of ionic liquids with cyclodextrins in aqueous solution

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hong-Gang Li, Qian Zhang, Qiang Zhao, Min Liu, Jie Liu & De-Zhi Sun*

 

 

 

Interactions of a-, b-, g-CDs with [bmim][BF4] and [omim][BF4] have been studied by titration microcalorimetry and UV and NMR spectra.

 

 

 

 

 

757

 

An unusal effect of charcoal on the purification of alkylimidazolium iodide room temperature ionic liquids

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nitin Srivastava, Madhulata Shukla & Satyen Saha*

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Authors for correspondence are indicated by (*)