Methods of preparing sulfate salts of heteroatomic compounds using dialkyl sulfates as a primary reactant are disclosed. Also disclosed are methods of making ionic liquids from the sulfate salts of the heteroatomic compound, and electrochemical cells comprising the ionic liquids.
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This invention was made with U.S. government support under Contract No. DB-AR-0000038 awarded by the Department of Energy. The government has certain rights in the invention.