Kaila Mattson



Materials and Synthetic Chemistry


PhD Chemistry, UCSB, Summer 2016



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·         Highlighted in C&E News, “New chains for ionic liquids” (vol. 88 (11), March 2010, p. 11). [doi: 10.1021/cen-v088n011.p011]

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