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Visualizing Chemical Dynamics in an Ionic Liquid Microdroplet using Ultrafast 2D IR Microscopy

submitted on 03.10.2019, 19:11 and posted on 07.10.2019, 21:42 by 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.


Department of Energy, Basic Energy Sciences


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Colorado State University


United States

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The authors do not have any conflicts of interest to claim.