Leninsky Prospect, 47, Moscow
Phone: +7 499 137-29-44
Fax: +7 499 135-53-28

Laboratory of Polymer Chemistry (N16)

Head: Alexei M. Sakharov, DSs (Chem.) (e-mail: as@zelinsky.ru, tel. +7(499)137-1353)

The laboratory was established in 1963 and headed by Prof. V.A. Ponomarenko, Associate Member Acad. Sc. (1963-1990) and Prof. S.P. Krukovsky (1991-2001).

Research areas and main results

New methods for the synthesis of fluoropolymers and oligomers with the predetermined structure and properties, mainly perfluoropolyethers, fluorine-containing heteroaromatic polymers and poly(fluoroorganosiloxanes), and manufacturing of materials on their basis.

Studies on co-polymerization of alkene oxides with CO2 for the synthesis of poly(alkylenecarbonates), a novel class of environmentally safe thermoplastics.

Development of new methods for the synthesis of low-density polymers of diverse structure for medical and engineering applications.

Лаборатория 16


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Important events:

Professor Mario Pargliaro Lecturing at Zelinsky Institute Prof Mario Pagliaro (Palermo Italy) gave two talks on June 8th and 9th.
Selective In-Situ Metal Azide Reactions Alexey Sukhorukov, N. D. Zelinsky Institute of Organic Chemistry, Moscow, Russia, and colleagues studied the selective reactions of in-situ generated metal azides on N,N-bis(oxy)enamines. By combining readily generated bis(oxy)enamine substrates with sodium azide and one of a variety of metal salts (including Mg, Cu, Zn, Co, and Ni), the researchers showed that the metal cation selectively alters the mechanism to favor the formation of specific organoazide products.
On February 1st, Prof. Gleb Sukhorukov from the School of Engineering and Materials Science, Queen Mary, University of London, gave a lecture “Remote Controlled Delivery Nanosystems” at ZIOC.
“We can record up to one thousand spectra per day” Director of Zelinsky Institute about Devising New Molecules
Steep and Thorny Way of a Scientist in Russia Prof. Valentine Ananikov participated in the plenary panel discussion HR Challenge for the Society held in the framework of VII Russian National Congress of Young Scientists and Specialists on November 30 – December 1 2016 in MEPhI.
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