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Are ionic liquids good boundary lubricants? A molecular perspective

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The application of ionic liquids as lubricants has attracted substantial interest over the past decade and this has produced a rich literature. The aim of this review is to summarize the main findings about frictional behavior of ionic liquids in the boundary lubrication regime. We first recall why the unusual properties of ionic liquids make them very promising lubricants, and the molecular mechanisms at the origin of their lubricating behavior. We then point out the main challenges to be ov...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.3390/lubricants6010009

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS Division
Department:
Chemistry; Physical & Theoretical Chem
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS Division
Department:
Chemistry; Physical & Theoretical Chem
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Chemistry
Sub department:
Physical & Theoretical Chem
Oxford college:
Trinity College
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Lhermerout, R
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676861
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Lhermerout, R
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676861
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Lhermerout, R
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676861
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Lhermerout, R
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676861
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Perkin, S
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676861
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Publisher:
MDPI Publisher's website
Journal:
Lubricants Journal website
Volume:
6
Issue:
1
Pages:
1-12
Publication date:
2018-01-16
Acceptance date:
2018-01-10
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ISSN:
2075-4442
Source identifiers:
821818
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uuid:225103f8-476b-42c3-8d66-6db41a19b5da
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pubs:821818
Deposit date:
2018-01-29

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