Hetcher, week of 20 June

The first week of summer research started slowly, but remains promising for exciting things to come. The ionic liquid cations I intend to work with, 1-alkyl-2,3-dimethylimidazolium and 1-alkyl-3-methylimidazolium, are proving difficult to find. Research in the literature has shown that it is possible to synthesize both, should they be too expensive to purchase, but uncertainties about … More Hetcher, week of 20 June