Synthesis and (Photo) Physical Studies of Room Temperature Ionic Liquids

De, Chayan Kumar (2014) Synthesis and (Photo) Physical Studies of Room Temperature Ionic Liquids. Masters thesis, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata.

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Room Temperature Ionic liquids (RTILs) are solvents of the future. Optical properties of imidazolium ionic liquids [bmim][PF₆], [bmim][BF₄] , [hmim][BF₄], which mostly absorb in the UV region and posses very interesting fluorescence behaviour have been noted. The fluorescence peak positions of room temperature ionic liquids are found to be very strongly dependent on the excitation wavelength. The anomalous fluorescence behaviour of these imidazolium based ILs is due to the presence of imidazolium ions which are in several energetically different aggregated forms in the liquid state. An excitation and emission wavelength dependent non-exponential fluorescence decay behaviour of these RTILs have also been reported. Temperature dependent viscosities these ionic liquids have been studied and detailed in this report.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information: Supervisor: Prasun Kumar Mandal
Uncontrolled Keywords: Ionic Liquids Photo Physical Studies; RTIL; Room Temperature; Synthesis
Subjects: Q Science > QD Chemistry
Divisions: Department of Chemical Sciences
Depositing User: IISER Kolkata Librarian
Date Deposited: 16 Jan 2015 11:28
Last Modified: 16 Jan 2015 11:28

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