Latest Development of Ionic Liquid Membranes and Their Applications


  • E. Karthika Department of Chemical Engineering, Puducherry Technological University, India
  • S. Ashok Kumar Department of Chemical Engineering, Puducherry Technological University, India
  • G. Srinivasan Department of Chemical Engineering, Puducherry Technological University, India



Ionic liquids, gas separation, supported ionic liquid membranes


Ionic Liquids (ILs) are semi-solid electrolytes with higher thermal stability, they also have the property of low flammability and slight volatility. Due to its unique properties of this electrolyte, they have wider applications in the field of science. Ionic Liquid Membranes (ILMs) are membranes embedded with ILs. ILMs technology was initiated to meet the low-cost investment on an industrial scale. However, the stability of the membranes depends on the ILs. This paper summarizes the recent fabrication of different types of ILMs along with their applications to various fields and also termed with the limitations to help further researchers in the field of membrane technology.


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