Currently, polymers with special properties are widely used in various areas, including medicine and electronic. However, specific of usage of such materials is determined by their structure. In this case, the development of novel polymeric macromolecules with controlled structure and studying of peculiarities their synthesis is an actual task for today. In this paper surface active block/comb-like copolymers were obtained via free radical polymerization by two-step polymerization.
Bimetallic macroinitiators have been obtained via styrene triple copolymerization with cobalt(II) and manganese(II) vinyl--diketonates. The copolymerization kinetic parameters have been studied. Metal chelates were found to be as comonomers, initiators and inhibitors at the same time during copolymerization process. The macroinitiators synthesis optimal conditions have been examined. They may be used for the production of grafted polymers.