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submitted on 03.10.2019 and posted on 07.10.2019by Kathryn
M. Tracy, Biswajit Guchhait, clara tibbetts, Bradley M. Luther, Amber Krummel
The manuscript posted describes the first use of 2D IR microscopy to spatially resolve chemical dynamics in a complex chemical environment. Full details of the 2D IR microscopy experiments, sample preparation, data analysis, and modeling are provided. The results reveal how chemical dynamics evolve across a room temperature ionic liquid microdroplet. In addition, this work demonstrates the power of 2D IR microscopy to quantitative information hidden by other chemical imaging approaches.