Synthesis and Catalysis in Room-Temperature Ionic Liquids

  • P. J. Smith
  • A. Sethi
  • T. Welton
Part of the NATO Science Series book series (NAII, volume 52)


The use of ionic liquids as solvents for synthesis and catalysis is discussed. We focus on how the ionic liquids can interact (or not) to make changes in the observed reactivities.


Ionic Liquid Methyl Acrylate Phenylboronic Acid Heck Reaction Ethyl Acrylate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. J. Smith
    • 1
  • A. Sethi
    • 1
  • T. Welton
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of ChemistryImperial CollegeLondonUK

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