Melting point depression of ionic liquids confined in nanospaces

Mitsuhiro Kanakubo, Yusuke Hiejima, Kimitaka Minami, Takafumi Aizawa, Hiroshi Nanjo

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

    91 Citations (Scopus)


    A new physical method was proposed to control the liquid properties of room temperature ionic liquids (RT-ILs) in combination with nanoporous materials; the melting point of ILs confined in nanopores remarkably decreases in proportion to the inverse of the pore size.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1828-1830
    Number of pages3
    JournalChemical Communications
    Issue number17
    Publication statusPublished - 2006 Jan 1

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Catalysis
    • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
    • Ceramics and Composites
    • Chemistry(all)
    • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
    • Metals and Alloys
    • Materials Chemistry


    Dive into the research topics of 'Melting point depression of ionic liquids confined in nanospaces'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

    Cite this