Russian Journal of Physical Chemistry A

, Volume 92, Issue 12, pp 2524–2529 | Cite as

Molecular Dynamic Study of the Behavior of Confined [BMIM][PF6] Ionic Liquids: Pore Size Dependence

  • Cui LiuEmail author
  • Hui FengEmail author


This work aimed to investigate the structural and dynamical properties of ionic liquid (IL) 1-butyl-3-methylimidazolium hexafluorophosphate ([BMIM][PF6]) confined between two parallel and flat Au sheets. Thus, molecular dynamic (MD) simulations were performed for different pore sizes including 1.2, 2.0, and 3.0 nm at 300 K. The results showed that the behavior of confined ILs are totally depart from the bulk ones. Further, it is should be noted that, these differences greatly depended on the pore size. Our results suggest that the interactions between Au pore walls and the ILs are obviously strengthened by the decrease of the pore sizes.


ionic liquid dynamics pore size interface confined ILs 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Teacher Education/School of Education Science, Jiangsu Normal UniversityXuzhouPR China
  2. 2.Xuzhou University of TechnologyXuzhouPR China

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