Gelation of ionic liquids with a low molecular-weight gelator showing Tgel above 100 °C

Atsushi Ikeda, Kenshi Sonoda, Masatsugu Ayabe, Shun Ichi Tamaru, Takuya Nakashima, Nobuo Kimizuka, Seiji Shinkai

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Abstract

In an attempt to obtain solidified ionic liquids a cholesterol-based gelator has been applied to gelation of these liquids. By addition of a small amount of low molecular-weight gelator 1, ionic liquids such as N,N′-dialkyl-substituted imidazolium ions and N-alkyl pyridinium ions are easily gelated to give the sufficiently thermostable physical gels.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1154-1155
Number of pages2
JournalChemistry Letters
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2001

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Chemistry(all)

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