ARC Nanotechnology Network
Newcastle Australia Ionic Liquids

Newcastle Australia Ionic Liquids

Name of Group Leader:

Rob Atkin  

Physical Address:

Room 115
Building C
Newcastle Institute for Energy and Resources
The University of Newcastle
Callaghan, NSW, Australia 2308  




Nanotechnology Research Programs/Activities:

Effect of potential on ionic liquid nanotribology
Structure and Properties of Particle Polymer Composites in Ionic Liquids
High resolution AFM imaging of solid ionic liquid interfaces
Nanoparticles Suspensions in Ionic Liquids
Fluid Dynamics and Lubrication in Ionic Liquids
Nanostructure in Ionic Liquids
Interfacial Forces in Ionic Liquids
Surfactant Adsorption and Structure at Ionic Liquid Interfaces
Liquid Nanostructure of Nano Organic Hybrid Materials

Scale of Nanotechnology Research Effort:

3 continuing academics, 2 postdoctoral fellows, 5 PhD students, 2 Honours students  

Nanotechnology research facilities:

Atomic force microscopes, radiation scattering methods.  

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