The demand for increasingly clean and efficient chemical syntheses is becoming more urgent from both an economic and an environmental standpoint. The development of ionic liquids that are fluid at room temperature is a major advance in green chemistry. These new green "designer-solvents" are less toxic and therefore more environmnetally friendly. This book brings together the latest developments in this fascinating field:
- It guides readers through both theory and application of this new approach
- The editors are pioneers on this cutting-edge field of research
- It is relevant to industry as these solvents prove to be cost-effective
Ionic Liquids in Synthesis serves as both an introduction to the field and as a source of advanced material for experts.
Keywords: SCIENCE / Chemistry / Organic SCI013040