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