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Process of desulfurization of fuels

Research areas

Extraction of sulfur and nitro gen compounds from liquid fuels

  • Measurements of activity coefficients at infinite dilution,
  • Determination of selectivity and capacity for the thiophene/heptane, or pyridine/heptane separation from activity coefficients at infinite dilution,
  • Studies of fundamental thermodynamic functions of ionic liquids, temperature and enthalpy of melting, temperature of glass transition, viscosity, density, surface tension,
  • Studies of phase equilibria in binary and ternary ternary systems with ionic liquids,
  • Determination of selectivity and solute distribution ratio from the measurements of ternary systems such as {ionicliquid + thiophene, or benzothiophene + heptane} or {ionic liquid + pirydine+ heptane}.


  • Proposals of new technologies using ionic liquids,
  • The selection of save and functional extrahents,
  • Description of the recovery methods of extrahents and purification of final products.

1. Domańska U., Redhi G. G., Marciniak A., Activity coefficients at infinite dilution measurements for organic solutes and water in the ionic liquid 1-butyl-1-methylpyrrolidinium trifluoromethanesulfonate using GLC, Fluid PhaseEquilib. 2009, 278, 97-102.

2. Domańska U., Królikowski M., Ślesińska K., Phase equilibria study of the binary system (ionic liquid + thiophene): desulfurization process, J. Chem.Thermodyn. 2009, 41, 1303-1311.

2. Domańska U., Walczak K., Królikowski M., Extraction desulfurization process of fuels with ionic liquids, J. Chem. Thermodyn. 2014, 77, 40-45.

3. Domańska U., Wlazło M., Efect of the cation and anion of the ionic liquid on desulfurization of model fuels, Fuel 2014,134, 114-125.

4. Domańska U., Walczak K., Ternary liquid-liquidequilibria for mixtures of {ionic liquid + thiophene or benzothiophene + heptane} at T = 308.15 K, J. Solution Chem. 2015, 44, 382-394,


Prof. Urszula Domańska-Żelazna, D. Sc., Chem. Eng.

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