May 11, 2016


Scientific Papers

  • Georgia A. Pilkington, Kathryn Harris, Erik Bergendal, Akepati Bhaskar Reddy, Gunnar K. Palsson, Alexei Vorobiev, Oleg N. Antzutkin, Sergei Glavatskih, Mark W. Rutland. Electro-responsivity of ionic liquid boundary layers in a polar solvent revealed by neutron reflectance. Journal of Chemical Physics, 148(19):193806, 2018.
    doi: 10.1063/1.5001551
  • Faiz Ullah Shah, Allan Holmgren, Mark W. Rutland, et al. Interfacial Behavior of Orthoborate Ionic Liquids at Inorganic Oxide Surfaces Probed by NMR, IR, and Raman Spectroscopy. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 122(34):19687-19698, 2018.
    doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.8b06049
  • H. Li, R.J. Wood, M.W. Rutland, and R. Atkin. An ionic liquid lubricant enables superlubricity to be “switched on” in situ using an electrical potential. Chemical Communications, 50(33):4368-4370, 2018.
    doi: 10.1039/C4CC00979G
  • Andrei Filippov, Oleg I. Gnezdilov, Nicklas Hjalmarsson, Oleg N. Antzutkin, Sergei Glavatskih, István Furó, Mark W. Rutland. Acceleration of diffusion in ethylammonium nitrate ionic liquid confined between parallel glass plates. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 19(38):25853-25858, 2017.
    doi: 10.1039/C7CP01772C
  • N. Hjalmarsson, R. Atkin, and M.W. Rutland. Switchable long-range double layer force observed in a protic ionic liquid. Chem. Commun., 53:647-650, 2017.
    doi: 10.1039/C6CC07396D
  • Matthew A. Gebbie, Alexander M. Smith, Howard A. Dobbs, Alpha A. Lee, Gregory G. Warr, Xavier Banquy, Markus Valtiner, Mark W. Rutland, Jacob N. Israelachvili, Susan Perkin and Rob Atkin. Long range electrostatic forces in ionic liquids. Chem. Commun., 53:1214-1224, 2017.
    doi: 10.1039/C6CC08820A
  • Hua Li, Mark W. Rutland, Masayoshi Watanabe, and Rob Atkin. Boundary Layer Friction of Solvate Ionic Liquids as a Function of Potential. Faraday Discuss., 199:311-322, 2017.
    doi: 10.1039/C6FD00236F
  • M.W. Rutland. Chemical physics of electroactive materials: concluding remarks. Faraday discussions 199:615-630, 2017.
    doi: 10.1039/C7FD00176B
  • Hua Li, Anthony E. Somers, Patrick C. Howlett, Mark W. Rutland, Maria Forsyth, and Rob Atkin. Addition of low concentrations of an ionic liquid to a base oil reduces friction over multiple length scales: a combined nano- and macrotribology investigation. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 18(9):6541-6547, 2016.
    doi: 10.1039/C5CP07061A
  • H. Li, A.E. Somers, M.W. Rutland, P.C. Howlett, and R. Atkin. Combined Nano-and Macrotribology Studies of Titania Lubrication using Oil of Ionic liquid Mixtures. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng., 4(9):5005–5012, 2016.
    doi: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.6b01383
  • Moritz A. Ploss, Mark W. Rutland, and Sergei Glavatskih. Influence of electric potential on the apparent viscosity of an ionic liquid: facts and artifacts. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 18:26609–26615, 2016.
    doi: 10.1039/C6CP02846B
  • P.K. Cooper, H. Li, M.W. Rutland, G.B. Webber, and R. Atkin. Tribotronic control of friction in oil-based lubricants with ionic liquid additives. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 18(34):23657-23662, 2016.
    doi: 10.1039/C6CP04405K
  • N. Hjalmarsson, R. Atkin, and M.W. Rutland. Effect of Lithium Ions on Rheology and Interfacial Forces in Ethylammonium Nitrate and Ethanolammonium Nitrate. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 120(47):26960-26967, 2016.
    doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b10626
  • Andrei Filippov, Nail Azancheev, Faiz Ullah Shah, Sergei Glavatskih, and Oleg N. Antzutkin. Self-diffusion of phosphonium Bis(Salicylato)Borate ionic liquid in pores of Vycor porous glass. Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 230:128–134, 2016. ISSN 1387-1811.
    doi: 10.1016/j.micromeso.2016.04.044
  • Nicklas Hjalmarsson, Rob Atkin, and Mark W. Rutland. Is the boundary layer of an ionic liquid equally lubricating at higher temperature?. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 18:9232–9239, 2016.
    doi: 10.1039/C5CP05837F
  • Andrei Filippov, Nail Azancheev, Mamoun Taher, Faiz Ullah Shah, Pauline Rabet, Sergei Glavatskih, and Oleg N. Antzutkin. Self-diffusion and interactions in mixtures of imidazolium bis(mandelato)borate ionic liquids with polyethylene glycol: 1H NMR study. Magnetic Resonance in Chemistry, 53(7):493–497, 2015. ISSN 1097-458X.
    doi: 10.1002/mrc.4232
  • Nicklas Hjalmarsson, Daniel Wallinder, Sergei Glavatskih, Rob Atkin, Teodor Aastrup, and Mark W. Rutland. Weighing the surface charge of an ionic liquid. Nanoscale, 7:16039–16045, 2015.
    doi: 10.1039/C5NR03965G
  • Y.-L. Wang, S. Sarman, S. Glavatskih, O.N. Antzutkin, M.W. Rutland, and A. Laaksonen. Atomistic insight into tetraalkylphosphonium-bis(oxalato)borate ionic liquid/water mixtures. I. Local microscopic structure. Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 119(16):5251-5264, 2015.
    doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.5b00667
  • H. Li, P.K. Cooper, A.E. Somers, M.W. Rutland, P.C. Howlett, M. Forsyth, and R. Atkin. Ionic Liquid Adsorption and Nanotribology at the Silica–Oil Interface: Hundred-Fold Dilution in Oil Lubricates as Effectively as the Pure Ionic Liquid. The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 5(23):4095-4099, 2014.
    doi: 10.1021/jz5021422
  • Ahmed Ghalgaoui, Ryosuke Shimizu, Saman Hosseinpour, Rubén Álvarez-Asencio, Clayton McKee, C. Magnus Johnson, and Mark W. Rutland. Monolayer Study by VSFS: In Situ Response to Compression and Shear in a Contact. Langmuir, 30(11):3075-3085, 2014.
    doi: 10.1021/la4042474
  • J. Sweeney, G.B. Webber, M.W. Rutland, and R. Atkin. Effect of ion structure on nanoscale friction in protic ionic liquids. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 16(31):16651-16658, 2014.
    doi: 10.1039/C4CP02320J
  • Andrei Filippov, Mamoun Taher, Faiz Ullah Shah, Sergei Glavatskih, and Oleg N. Antzutkin. The effect of the cation alkyl chain length on density and diffusion in dialkylpyrrolidinium bis(mandelato)borate ionic liquids. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 16:26798–26805, 2014.
    doi: 10.1039/C4CP03996C
  • Mamoun Taher, Faiz Ullah Shah, Andrei Filippov, Patrick de Baets, Sergei Glavatskih, and Oleg N. Antzutkin. Halogen-free pyrrolidinium bis(mandelato)borate ionic liquids: some physicochemical properties and lubrication performance as additives to polyethylene glycol. RSC Adv., 4:30617–30623, 2014.
    doi: 10.1039/C4RA02551B
  • Aaron Elbourne, James Sweeney, Grant B. Webber, Erica J. Wanless, Gregory G. Warr, Mark W. Rutland, and Rob Atkin. Adsorbed and near-surface structure of ionic liquids determines nanoscale friction. Chem. Commun., 49:6797–6799, 2013.
    doi: 10.1039/C3CC42844C
  • Andrei Filippov, Faiz Ullah Shah, Mamoun Taher, Sergei Glavatskih, and Oleg N. Antzutkin. NMR self-diffusion study of a phosphonium bis(mandelato)borate ionic liquid. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 15:9281–9287, 2013.
    doi: 10.1039/C3CP51132D
  • Hua Li, Mark W. Rutland, and Rob Atkin. Ionic liquid lubrication: influence of ion structure, surface potential and sliding velocity. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 15(35):14616-14623, 2013.
    doi: 10.1039/c3cp52638k
  • Faiz Ullah Shah, Sergei Glavatskih, and Oleg N. Antzutkin. Boron in tribology: From borates to ionic liquids. Tribology Letters, 51(3):281–301, 2013. ISSN 1573-2711.
    doi: 10.1007/s11249-013-0181-3
  • Yong-Lei Wang, Aatto Laaksonen, and Zhong-Yuan Lu. Influence of ionic liquid film thickness on ion pair distributions and orientations at graphene and vacuum interfaces. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 15:13559–13569, 2013.
    doi: 10.1039/C3CP51226F
  • James Sweeney, Florian Hausen, Robert Hayes, Grant B. Webber, Frank Endres, Mark W. Rutland, Roland Bennewitz, and Rob Atkin. Control of Nanoscale Friction on Gold in an Ionic Liquid by a Potential-Dependent Ionic Lubricant Layer. Phys. Rev. Lett., 109:155502, 2012.
    doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.109.155502
  • Faiz Ullah Shah, Sergei Glavatskih, Pamela M. Dean, Douglas R. MacFarlane, Maria Forsyth, and Oleg N. Antzutkin. Halogen-free chelated orthoborate ionic liquids and organic ionic plastic crystals. J. Mater. Chem., 22:6928–6938, 2012.
    doi: 10.1039/C2JM12657E
  • Faiz Ullah Shah, Sergei Glavatskih, Douglas R. MacFarlane, Anthony Somers, Maria Forsyth, and Oleg N. Antzutkin. Novel Halogen-free Chelated Orthoborate–Phosphonium Ionic Liquids: Synthesis and Tribophysical Properties. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 13:12865–12873, 2011.
    doi: 10.1039/C1CP21139K
  • Mikhail Gorlov and Lars Kloo. Ionic liquid electrolytes for dye-sensitized solar cells. Dalton Trans., pages 2655–2666, 2008.
    doi: 10.1039/B716419J
  • Mikhail Gorlov, Henrik Pettersson, Anders Hagfeldt, and Lars Kloo. Electrolytes for dye-sensitized solar cells based on interhalogen ionic salts and liquids. Inorganic Chemistry, 46(9):3566–3575, 2007.
    doi: 10.1021/ic062244b

PhD Theses

  • Nicklas Hjalmarsson. Ionic Liquids – The Solid-Liquid Interface and Surface Forces. PhD Thesis, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, School of Chemical Science and Engineering, 2016.
    ISBN: 978-91-7595-996-2
  • Andrei Filippov. Self-Diffusion and Microstructure of Some Ionic Liquids in Bulk and in Confinement. PhD Thesis, Luleå University of Technology, Division of Chemical Engineering, 2016.
    ISBN: 978-91-7583-584-6 (pdf)
  • Mamoun Taher. Orthoborate Ionic Liquids for Lubricated Interfaces. PhD Thesis, Luleå University of Technology, Division of Chemical Engineering, 2015.
    ISBN: 978-91-7583-329-3 (pdf)


  • F. Mocci, A. Laaksonen, Y.-L. Wang, G. Saba, A. Lai, F. C. Marincola. CompChem and NMR Probing Ionic Liquids, in The Structure of Ionic Liquids, Eds. R. Caminiti and L. Gontrani, Springer, New York, 2013.
    doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-01698-6_4