Journal of Solution Chemistry

, Volume 22, Issue 8, pp 715–725 | Cite as

Conductance of solutions of lithium bis(trifluoromethanesulfone)imide in water, propylene carbonate, acetonitrile and methyl formate at 25°C

  • Mark Salomon
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Abstract

Conductance data for lithium bis(trifluoromethanesulfone)imide, LiN(CF 3 SO 2 ) 2 , are reported for the solvents water, propylene carbonate, acetonitrile and methyl formate at 25°C. Limiting molar conductivitiesA0, association constants K A , and triple ion formation constants K t are reported where applicable. These data are compared with literature data for the commonly studied lithium salts LiClO 4 and LiAsF 6 . Non-coulombic energy contributions to ion pair formation are evaluated and discussed in terms of ion-ion and ion-solvent interactions.

Key words

Electrolyte conductance ionic conductance ion-pair formation triple ion formation non-coulombic interactions lithium salts bis(trifluoromethanesulfone)imide anion water propylene carbonate acetonitrile methyl formate 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mark Salomon
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  1. 1.U. S. Army Electronics Technology and Devices Laboratory (LABCOM) Power Sources DivisionSt. Monmouth

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