, Volume 7, Issue 2, pp 177–189 | Cite as

Comb-Like Polymethylsiloxanes. Synthesis, Structure and Properties

  • M. A. ObrezkovaEmail author
  • A. A. Kalinina
  • I. V. Pavlichenko
  • N. G. Vasilenko
  • M. V. Mironova
  • A. V. Semakov
  • V. G. Kulichikhin
  • M. I. Buzin
  • A. M. Muzafarov
Original Paper


Comb-like polymethylsiloxanes consisting of a silsesquioxane backbone and dimethylsiloxane side chains were synthesized by means of the “grafting to” method using a linear polyfunctional matrix [SiMe(ONa)O]n and monofunctional oligomers (CH3)3Si[OSi(CH 3)2]nOCOCH3. The effects of architecture of the synthesized methylsiloxane polymers on their physicochemical properties, rheology, and behavior at the air–water interface were studied and compared with those for the linear analogue – polydimethylsiloxane.


Polycondensation Polydimethylsiloxane Comb-like polymethylsiloxanes Polyfunctional matrix Intrinsic viscosity 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. A. Obrezkova
    • 1
    Email author
  • A. A. Kalinina
    • 1
  • I. V. Pavlichenko
    • 1
  • N. G. Vasilenko
    • 1
  • M. V. Mironova
    • 2
  • A. V. Semakov
    • 2
  • V. G. Kulichikhin
    • 2
  • M. I. Buzin
    • 3
  • A. M. Muzafarov
    • 1
    • 3
  1. 1.N. S. Enikolopov Institute of Synthetic Polymeric Materials of the Russian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia
  2. 2.A. V. Topchiev Institute of Petrochemical Synthesis of the Russian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia
  3. 3.A. N. Nesmeyanov Institute of Organoelement Compounds of the Russian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia

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