Laboratory of thermostable plastics

Laboratory of thermostable plastics

Нead of laboratory


Dr.Sci. in Chemistry
Alexandr Kuznecov

tel. +7 (495) 332-58-57
e-mail: kuznetzov {at}

Research activity

Our common themes:

  • Synthesis, modification and study of new promising heat-resistant polymers
  • Studying the process of synthesis by catalytic polycondensation of linear, hyperbranched and star-shaped polyimides, statistical and multiblock-copolyimides
  • Development of new thermal cross-linking binders for use in polymer composite materials
  • Surface modification of polymers by exposure to low-temperature plasma


Chief scientific officer:
Alexandr Kuznecov 

Senior research scientists:
Alla Gilman
Mihail Piskarev 
Galina Semenova 
Anna Tsegelskaya 
Mihail Yablokov

Junior researchers:
Timofey Kolesnikov 
Alexandra Orlova 
Anastasiya Soldatova

Senior research
laboratory assistant:

Olga Derbeneva

Research engineer:
Alexandr Permyakov

Main publications overview


One-pot synthesis of semicrystalline polyamide-imide based on 4,4’-diaminobenzanilide and 2,2-propylidene-bis(1,4-phenylеneoxy) diphthalic anhydride in molten benzoic acid

Anastasia E. Soldatova, Anna Yu. Tsegelskaya, Galina K. Semenova, Tikhon S. Kurkin, Petr V. Dmitryakov, Sergei I. Belousov, Alexander A. Kuznetsov 

High Performance Polymers, 2018; DOI: 10.1177/0954008317750891

The article was published in electronic version

Composite membranes with the hydrophobic and hydrophilic layers

Kravets L.I., Gilman A.B., Yablokov M.Yu., Altynov V.A., Zagonenko V.F. 

J. Physics: Conf. Series. , 2018, 12010; DOI: 10.1088/1742-6596/982/1/012010

Relationship of Adhesive, Contact and Electret Properties of PTFE Modified by DC Discharge

Yablokov M., Piskarev M., Gilman A., Kechek’yan A., Kuznetsov A. 

J. Physics: Conf. Series. , 2018, 12012; DOI: 10.1088/1742-6596/982/1/012012

Formation of 'diode-like' composite membranes by plasma polymerization

Kravets L.I., Gilman A.B., Satulu V., Mitu B., Dinescu 

Inorganic Materials: Applied Research, 2018, 162–174; DOI: 10.1134/S207511331802017X


Nanosize carbon products formed in microwave discharge in liquid alkanes

Averin K., Lebedev Y., Shchegolikhin A., Yablokov M.  

PLASMA PROCESSES AND POLYMERS, 2017, e1600227; DOI: 10.1002/ppap.201600227

Сoatings based on sulfonated poly(naphthoylenebenzimidazole) containing potassium, calcium, and zinc ions

Buzin, MI ; Vasil'ev, VG ; Nikiforova, GG ; Belomoina, NM ; Bulycheva, EG ; Yablokov, MY; Krasovskii, VG; Papkov, VS

DOKLADY PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY, 2017, 197-200; DOI: 10.1134/S001250161711001X

Modification of Surface Properties of Ultrahigh-Molecular – Weight Polyethylene Films by DC Discharge

Piskarev M., Gilman A., Kuznetsov A., Ozerin A. 

J. Phys. Conf. Ser. , 2017, 12041; DOI: 10.1088/1742-6596/927/1/012041

Modification of ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene fibers and powders using low-temperature plasma

A. B. Gilman , А. А. Kuznetsov, А. N. Ozerin 

Russian Chemical Bulletin, 2017, 577–586; DOI: 10.1007/s11172-017-1776-x

Direct-Current Discharge-Induced Changes in Surface Morphology of Polyethersulfone Films

Piskarev M. S., Gilman A. B., Gaidar A. I., Kuznetsov A. A.

High Energy Chemistry, 2017, 70-71; DOI: 10.1134/S001814391701009X

Modification of Ultrahigh-Molecular-Weight Polyethylene by Low-Temperature Plasma

A. B. Gilman, M. S. Piskarev, A. A. Kuznetsov, A. N. Ozerin 

High Energy Chemistry, 2017, 136-144; DOI: 10.1134/S0018143917020059

The One-Stage Synthesis of Hyperbranched Polyimides by (A2+B4) Scheme in Catalytic Solvent

Tsegelskaya, A., Dutov, M., Serushkina, O., Semenova, G. , Kuznetsov, A. 

Macromol. Symp, 2017, p. 1600202; DOI: 10.1002/masy.201600202

Modeling of copolyimide chain microstructure formation in a course of the one-pot copolycondensation in molten benzoic acid

Alexander A Kuznetsov, Mariya R Batuashvili, Vladimir Kaminskii

High Performance Polymers., 2017, 716–723; DOI: 10.1177/0954008317702953

Modification of wettability of polymer surfaces by plasma” 21st Symposium on Applications of Plasma Processes (SAPP XXI

Yablokov M., Gilman A., Kuznetsov A. 

21st Symposium on Applications of Plasma Processes (SAPP XXI), Book of Contributed Papers, 2017, 19-26;


A comparative study of Staphylococcus aureus adhesion to the fluorine-containing surfaces obtained by various methods of ion-plasma technology

Didenko L.V., Elinson V. M., Shevlyagina N.V., Avtandilov G.A., Lyamin A.N., Kravets L.I., Dinescu G., Yablokov M.Y. 

in: “Microbes in the Spotlight: Recent Progress in the Understanding of Beneficial and Harmful Microorganisms., 2016, 417-421;

Formation of composite membranes containing hydrophobic polymer layers by electron-beam sputter deposition

Kravets L.I., Altynov V.A., Orelovitch O.L., Gil’man A.B., Yablokov M.Y. 

High Energy Chemistry, 2016, 460–465; DOI: 10.1134/S0018143916060102

Alteration of Contact Properties and Chemical Structure of Polyethersulfone Film Surface by Direct-Current Discharge Treatment

M. S. Piskarev, A. B. Gilman, A. M. Ionov, A. A. Kuznetsov 

High Energy Chemistry, 2016, 155–159; DOI: 10.1134/S0018143916010069

Photochemical synthesis and formation mechanisms of polyvinyl acetate–CoIII(salen) “dormant” chains during “living” radical polymerization

Svidchenko E.A., Surin N.M., Sigan A.L., Safonov A.A.

Polymer Science. Series B., 2016, 665-674; DOI: 10.1134/S1560090416060166


Properties of a poly(ethylene terephthalate) track membrane with a polymer layer obtained by electron beam dispersion of polytetrafluoroethylene in vacuum

Kravets Liubov I., Gilman Alla B., Yablokov Mikhail Yu., Shchegolikhin Alexander N., Mitu Bogdana, Dinescu Gheorghe

High Temperature Material Processes, 2015, 121–130; DOI: 10.1615/HighTempMatProc.2016016073

Surface Modification of Polyfluoroolefin Films by Glow Discharge»,

А. B. Gilman, М. S. Piskarev, М. Yu. Yablokov, and А. А. Kuznetsov 

Russian Journal of General Chemistry, 2015, 1302-1310; DOI: 10.1134/S1070363215050461

Low-temperature plasma for modification of the properties of polymer membranes

Kravets L.I., Gilman A.B. Dinescu G. 

Russian Journal of General Chemistry, 2015, 1284–1301; DOI: 10.1134/S1070363215050461

DC discharge plasma modification of chitosan films: an effect of chitosan chemical structure

Demina T.S., Drozdova M.G., Yablokov M.Yu., Gaidar A.I., Gilman A.B., Zaytseva-Zotova D.S.,  Markvicheva E.A., Akopova T.A., Zelenetskii A.N. 

Plasma Processеs and Polymers, 2015, 710-718; DOI: 10.1002/ppap.201400138

Micro- and Nanofluidic Diodes Based on Track-Etched Polyethylene Terephthalate Membrane

Kravets L.I., Yablokov M.Yu., Gilman A.B., Shchegolikhin A.N., Mitu B., Dinescu G. 

High Energy Chemistry, 2015, 367-374; DOI: 10.1134/S0018143915050070

Interrelation between Adhesive, Contact, and Electret Properties of DC Discharge Modified Polytetrafluoroethylene Films

Yablokov M.Yu., Piskarev M.S., Gilman A.B., Kechek'yan A.S., Kuznetsov A.A. “

High Energy Chemistry, 2015, 207-210; DOI: 10.1134/S0018143915030170

Vacuum Deposition of Chitosan Thin Films by Electron Beam Sputtering

Demina T.S., Yablokov M.Yu., Gilman A.B., Akopova T.A., Zelenetskii A.N., Gaidar A.I. 

High Energy Chemistry, 2015, 213-215; DOI: 10.1134/S0018143915030078

Surface modification of PTMSP membranes by plasma treatment: Asymmetry of transport in organic solvent nanofiltration

Volkov A.V., Tsarkov S.E., Gilman A.B., Khotimsky V.S., Roldughin V.I., Volkov V.V

Advances in Colloid and Interface Science, 2015, 716-727; DOI: 10.1016/j.cis.2014.11.005  

Formation of the chain microstructure in the synthesis of adamantane-containing copolyimides in molten benzoic acid

Batuashvili M.R., Tsegeĺskaya A.Y., Perov N.S., Semenova G.K., Kuznetsov A.A., Orlinson B.S.

Russian Chemical Bulletin, 2015, 930-935; DOI: 10.1007/s11172-015-0957-8

 2,4,6-Tris(4-aminophenoxy)toluene and hyperbranched polyimide derived from it

Chukova S.N., Perov N.S., Kuznetsov A.A., Shakhnes A.K., Krasovskii V.G., Shevelev S.A.

Russian Chemical Bulletin, 2015, 473-474; DOI: 10.1007/s11172-015-0890-x

Impact of Ozonation and Plasma Treatment of Unsaturated Rubbers on Their Adhesion Characteristics

V. F. Kablov, D. A. Provotorova, A. N. Ozerin, A. B. Gilman, M. Yu. Yablokov, N. A. Keibal, and S. N. Bondarenko

The Chemistry and Physics of Engineering Materials, Volume 1: Mod-ern Analytical Methodologies. Eds.: Berlin A., Joswik R., Vatin N. Chap-ter 19, 2015, 255-264;


Chain microstructure of soluble copolyimides containing moieties of aliphatic and aromatic diamines and aromatic dianhydrides prepared in molten benzoic acid

M. R. Batuashvili, A. Yu. Tsegelskya, N.S. Perov, G.K. Semenova, I.G. Abramov and A. A.  Kuznetsov

HIGH PERFORMANCE POLYMERS  , 2014, 470-476 ; DOI: 10.1177/0954008313518950

Gas Separation Properties Of New Thermoplastic Polyimides With Phenylamide Groups In Diamine Moiety: Effect Of Polymer Structure

Zhukova E.K., Yablokova M.Yu., Kuznetsov A.A., Alentiev A.Yu. 

Petroleum Chemistry, 2014, 544-550 ; DOI: 10.1134/S0965544114070159

The adhesive properties of polyfluoroolefin films modified by direct-current discharge

Gilman A., Piskarev M., Yablokov M., Kechek’yan A., Kuznetsov A. 

Polymer Science, Series D. Glues and Sealing Materials, 2014, 181–183; DOI: 10.1134/S199542121403006X

Microwave plasma in liquid n-heptane: A study of plasma-chemical reaction products

Lebedev Yu.A., Konstantinov V.S., Yablokov M.Y., Surin N.M., Shchegolikhin A.N.

High Energy Chemistry., 2014, 385-388; DOI: 10.1134/S0018143914060058

Adhesive properties of PTFE modified by DC discharge

Gilman A., Piskarev M., Yablokov M., Kechek’yan A., Kuznetsov A

Journal of Physics, 2014, 12012; DOI: 10.1088/1742-6596/516/1/012012

Dielectric Properties of Polytetrafluoroethylene Films Modified in a Direct Current Discharge

Yablokov M.Y., Shevchenko V.G., Gilman A.B., Kuznetsov A.A. 

High Energy Chemistry, 2014, 282-286; DOI: 10.1134/S0018143914040134

Room temperature gas multisensor system based on a novel polymer nanocomposite material

Yablokov M., Vasiliev A., Varfolomeev A., Zavyalov S. 

Procedia Engineering, 2014, 152-155; DOI: 10.1016/j.proeng.2014.11.606

Formation of the chain microstructure in copolyimide synthesis by high-temperature polycondensation in molten benzoic acid

Batuashvili M.R., Tsegel'Skaya A.Yu., Kuznetsov A.A., Kaminskii V.A. 

Russian Chemical Bulletin, 2014, 2711-2718; DOI: 10.1007/s11172-014-0804-3

Gas Separation Properties Of New Thermoplastic Polyimides With Phenylamide Groups In Diamine Moiety: Effect Of Polymer Structure

Zhukova E.K., Yablokova M.Yu., Kuznetsov A.A., Alentiev A.Yu. 

Petroleum Chemistry, 2014, 544-550 ; DOI: 10.1134/S0965544114070159

Photoinitiated Controlled Radical Polymerization Of Vinyl Acetate In The Presence Of The Coii(Salen) Complex

Svidchenko E.A., Sigan A.L., Kuznetsov A.A.

Doklady Chemistry , 2014, 32-35 ; DOI: 10.1134/S0012500814020049

Synthesis of branched polyimides based on 9,9-bis(4-aminophenyl)fluorene and an oligomeric trianhydride, a 1,3,5-triaminotoluene derivative

Kuznetsov A.A., Akimenko S.N., Tzegel'Skaya A.Y., Perov N.S., Semenova G.K., Shakhnes A.K., Shevelev S.A

Polymer Science. Series B, 2014, 41-48; DOI: 10.1134/S1560090414010060


Surface and electrochemical properties of polypropylene track membrane modified by plasma of non-polymerizing gases

Kravets L.I., Gilman A.B., Yablokov M.Yu., Elinson V.M., Mitu B., Dinescu G.

Russian Journal of Electrochemistry, 2013, 680-692; DOI: 10.1134/S1023193513070070

Alteration in the surface properties of direct-current discharge-treated tetrafluoroethylene-vinylidene fluoride copolymer films

Piskarev M.S., Gilman A.B., Shmakova N.A., Yablokov M.Yu., Kuznetsov A.A., Shchegolikhin A.N.

High Energy Chemistry, 2013, 253-259; DOI: 10.1134/S001814391305010X

An ESR study of the polymer synthesized from 1-aminonaphthalene by plasma polymerization

Yablokov M.Yu., Gilman A.B., Kuznetsov A.A., Augustyniak-Yablokow M.A., Tadyszak K.

High Energy Chemistry, 2013, 275-277; DOI: 10.1134/S0018143913050159

Determination of modified-layer thickness of glow-discharge-treated polytetrafluoroethylene film

Yablokov M.Yu., Gil'Man A.B., Kuznetsov A.A., Sokolov I.V., Malinovskaya O.S.

High Energy Chemistry, 2013, 32-33; DOI: 10.1134/S0018143913010062

Chain Microstructure of Soluble Copolyimides Containing Moities of Aliphatic and Aromatic Deamines and Aromatic Dianhydrides Prepared in Molten Benzoic Acid

Alexander A. Kuznetsov, Maria R. Batuashvili, Anna Yu. Tsegelskaya, Nikolay S. Perov, Galina K. Semenova, Igor G. Abramov 

Stepi Book Proceeding Stepi 9 9th European Technical Symposium on Polyimides&High Perfomance Functionаl Polymers–Montpellier, 2013, 32-41;

Lowering the dielectric constant of polyimide thin films by swelling with supercritical carbon dioxide

Ronova, Inga A.; Bruma, Maria; Kuznetsov, Alexander A.; 

Рolymers for advanced technologies, 2013, 615-622  ; DOI: 10.1002/pat.3123

Preparation and electrochemical properties of composite polymer membranes

Kravets L. I., Gilman A. B., Satulu V., Mitu B., Dinescu G. 

AIP Conference Proceedings, 2013, 275–278; DOI: 10.1063/1.4849275

Separation of Mineral Acid Solutions by Membrane Distillation and Thermopervaporation Through Porous and Nonporous Membranes

Elkina I., Gilman A., Ugrozov V., Volkov V.

Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 2013, 8856-8863; DOI: 10.1021/ie3025246

Surface and Electrochemical Properties of Plasma-Treated Polypropylene Track membrane

Kravets L., Gilman A., Yablokov M., Elinson V., Mitu B., Dinescu G. 

Plasma Processes and Polymers, 2013, 603-618; DOI: 10.1002/ppap.201200084

Structure and properties of thin aluminum coatings

Volynski A., Panchuk D., Bazhenov S., Yablokov M., Gilman A., Bolshakova A., Bakeev N. 

Thin Solid Films, 2013, 179-186; DOI: 10.1016/j.tsf.2013.03.050