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Fluorine News
Fluorine and Carbon standing infront of the transition metals

Fluorine in Organometallic Chemistry
As invited authors in the fluorine in organometallic chemistry special issue of the ACS flagship journal Organometallics we report the synthesis of perfluoropropenyl organometallic species and their use in catalysis. more...

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A pharmaceutical capsule

Modern Drugs
Many new, modern drugs contain fluorinated groups, these include anaesthetics, antibiotics and anticancer drugs.

Fluorine Group News
triphasic ionic liquid system

Room Temperature Ionic Liquids
Ionic Liquids are composed entirely of ions (like in table salt), but are liquids. We have shown that by decreasing the symmetry of the ions we can drastically modify the properties of the ionic liquids. more...

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Fluorine@Manchester
HFC-134a cylinder

HFCs in Fluorine Chemistry
Alan Brisdon's Fluorine Chemistry group have pioneered the chemistry of HFCs (CFC replacements) for generating trifluorovinyl and trifluoropropynyl reagents.

Fluorine in Society
A cpu

Modern Computing
Without fluorine containing compounds such as NF3 and WF6 we wouldn't have todays semiconductors!