Room temperature ionic liquids are molten salts at ambient temperature. This thesis is concerned with the structure of room temperature ionic liquids both in the bulk and in confinement. A particular theme is the rich statistical physics of such systems, which is primarily due to strong Coulomb correlations.
We begin by examining the structure of ionic liquids in the bulk. One of the most important questions in understanding the structure of ionic liquids is whether ions are truly "...Expand abstract
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