Tsvetkov Nikolay V.


Head of Department, D.Sc., Professor

Tel.: +7 (812) 428-43-82,
email: n.tsvetkov at spbu.ru

    • Self-assembly in polymer systems.
    • Molecular hydrodynamics, optics and electrooptics of biological and synthetic polymer and dendrimer solutions.
    • The structure and properties of the polyelectrolyte polymer-colloid complexes.

    Funding (current):

    • Polymer based nanostructure polyelectrolytes and surfactants: conformation, structure and physical properties in solution (RFBR)
    • Self-organizing multi-component structures in solutions and melts (SPbSU)
    • Nanostructures based on DNA and synthetic polymers (SPbSU)
    • Functional system based on metallic and synthetic biopolymers: structure and physical properties in solution (RSF)

    Main publications:

    1. Tsvetkov, N.V., Lezov, A.A., Vlasov, P.S., Lezova, A.A., Samokhvalova, S.A., Lebedeva, E.V., Polushina, G.E. Copolymers of diallyldimethylammonium chloride and 2-(diallyl(methyl) ammonio) acetate: Effect of composition and ionic strength on conformational properties // European Polymer Journal, 2016, 84, pp. 268-278. DOI: 10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2016.09.026
    2. Andreeva L.N., Nekrasova T.N., Nazarova O.V., Bezrukova M.A., Zolotova J.I., Lebedeva E.V., Tsvetkov N.V., Panarin E.F. Polyelectrolyte behavior of copolymers of 2-deoxy-2-methacrylamido-D-glucose with cationic comonomers in water and dimethylsulfoxide solutions // European Polymer Journal, 2016, V. 83, pp. 22-34, DOI: 10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2016.07.027
    3. Tsvetkov N.V.; Mikhailova M.E.; Mikusheva N.G.; Lezov A.A.; Gubarev A.S.; Lebedeva E.V.; Perevyazko I.; Zorin I.M.; Bilibin A.Y. Molecular and conformational properties of comb-like polymers with ionically bound side chains studied in organic solvent // Int. J. Polym. Anal. Charact., 2016, pp. 1-8 DOI: 10.1080/1023666X.2016.1222480
    4. A.V. Yakimansky, S.V. Bushin, M.A. Bezrukova, A.A. Lezov, A.S. Gubarev, E.V. Lebedeva, L.I. Akhmadeeva, A.N. Podseval’nikova, N.V. Tsvetkov, G. Koeckelberghs, A. Persoons Hydrodynamic properties and conformation of poly(3-hexylthiophene) in dilute solutions // Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics, 2016, V. 54, Is. 9, p. 853–933, DOI: 10.1002/polb.23986
    5. Tsvetkov N.V., Mikhailova M.E., Lebedeva E.V., Lezov A.A., Rogozhin V.B., Rotinyan T.A. Influence of the strength of polarizing electric field on free relaxation of electric birefringence in poly(butyl-isocyanate) solutions // Chemical Physics Letters, 2016, V. 648, p. 137-142, DOI: 10.1016/j.cplett.2016.02.017
    6. Tsvetkov N.V., Mikusheva N.G., Lezov A.A., Gubarev A.S., Mikhailova M.E., Podseval’Nikova A.N., Akhmadeeva L.I., Lebedeva E.V., Zorin I.M., Shcherbinina T.M., Bilibin A.Y. Molecular, conformational, and optical characteristics of poly(cetylammonium-2-acrylamido-2-methylpropanesulfonate) obtained by micellar polymerization // European Polymer Journal, 2016, V. 75, 1 February 2016, p. 251 – 263, doi:10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2015.12.022
    7. N.V. Tsvetkov , P.A. Fetin , A.A. Lezov , A.S. Gubarev, L.I. Achmadeeva, A.A. Lezova, I.M. Zorin , A.Yu. Bilibin. Colloid solution of surfactant monomers and polyelectrolyte: Polymerization and properties of the resulting interpolyelectrolyte complexes. Journal of Molecular Liquids 211 (2015) 239–246.
    8. N. Nekrasova, L. N. Andreeva, A. A. Lezov, M. A. Bezrukova, O. V. Nazarova, Yu. I. Zolotova, N. V. Tsvetkov, and E. F. Panarin. Optical and Hydrodynamic Properties of Solutions of Copolymers of N,N- Dimethylaminoethyl Methacrylate and 2-Deoxy-2-methacrylamido-D-glucose That Contain Silver Particles. Polymer Science, Ser. A, 2015, Vol. 57, No. 2, pp. 103–114
    9. Tsvetkov, N.V., Lebedeva, E.V., Lezov, A.A., Podseval’Nikova, A.N., Akhmadeeva, L.I., Zorin, I.M., Bilibin, A.Yu. Macromolecules of poly-(12-acryloylaminododecanoic acid) in organic solvent: Synthesis and molecular characteristics (2014) Polymer (United Kingdom), 55 (7), pp. 1716-1723
    10. Tsvetkov, N.V., Lebedeva, E.V., Lezov, A.A., Podseval’nikova, A.N., Akhmadeeva, L.I., Mikhailova, M.E., Zorin, I.M., Makarov, I.A., Bilibin, A.Y. Conformational, optical, electro-optical, and dynamic characteristics of cross-linked poly(N-acryloyl-11-aminoundecanoic acid) (2014) Colloid and Polymer Science, 292 (10), pp. 2727-2733.
    11. Tsvetkov, N.V., Bushin, S.V., Bezrukova, M.A., Astapenko, E.P., Mikusheva, N.G., Lebedeva, E.V., Podseval’nikova, A.N., Khripunov, A.K.Conformational and optical properties of macromolecules of some aliphatic-substituted cellulose esters(2013) Cellulose, 20 (3), pp. 1057-1071.
    12. Bushin, S.V., Tsvetkov, N.V., Bezrukova, M.A., Astapenko, E.P., Lebedeva, E.V., Podseval’nikova, A.N., Ivanova, V.O., Pavlov, A.V., Khripunov, A.K. Hydrodynamic, conformational, and optical properties of cellulose tridecanoate molecules in solutions (2012) Russian Journal of Applied Chemistry, 85 (6), pp. 963-968.
    13. Tsvetkov, N.V., Andreeva, L.N., Lebedeva, E.V., Strelina, I.A., Lezov, A.A., Podseval’Nikova, A.N., Mikusheva, N.G., Ivanova, V.O., Makarov, I.A., Zorin, I.M., Bilibin, A.Yu. Optical, dynamic, and electro-optical properties of poly(N-acryloyl-11- aminoundecanoic acid) in solutions (2011) Polymer Science – Series A, 53 (8), pp. 666-677.
    14. Tsvetkov, N.V., Andreeva, L.N., Zorin, I.M., Bushin, S.V., Lebedeva, E.V., Strelina, I.A., Bezrukova, M.A., Lezov, A.A., Makarov, I.A., Bilibin, A.Yu. Synthesis, hydrodynamic, and conformational properties of poly(N-acryloyl-11-aminoundecanoic acid) in solutions (2011) Polymer Science – Series A, 53 (5), pp. 355-363.
    15. Tsvetkov, N.V., Bushin, S.V., Bezrukova, M.A., Astapenko, E.P., Ivanova, V.O., Mikusheva, N.G., Lebedeva, E.V., Podseval’nikova, A.N., Slavyanov, V.I., Khripunov, A.K.Conformational, optical, and electrooptical properties of cellulose pelargonates in solutions(2011) Russian Journal of Applied Chemistry, 84 (1), pp. 156-163.
    16. Tsvetkov, N.V., Andreeva, L.N., Bushin, S.V., Strelina, I.A., Bezrukova, M.A., Girbasova, N.V., Bilibin, A.Yu.Structure and properties of macromolecules with side dendrons based on L-aspartic acid(2010) Polymer Science – Series C, 52 (1), pp. 3-16.
    17. Kuchkina, N.V., Laptinskaya, T.V., Tsvetkov, N.V., Rusanov, A.L., Izumrudov, V.A., Shifrina, Z.B.Formation of soluble complexes of cationic polypyridylphenylene dendrimers with DNA(2010) Polymer Science – Series C, 52 (1), pp. 105-110.
    18. Tsvetkov, N.V., Andreeva, L.N., Bushin, S.V., Alyab’Eva, V.P., Strelina, I.A., Ivanova, V.O., Lebedeva, E.V., Matveeva, N.G., Girbasova, N.V., Bilibin, A.Y.Synthesis and molecular properties of polymers with asymmetrically substituted side dendrons based on L-aspartic acid(2010) Polymer Science – Series A, 52 (7), pp. 684-692.
    19. Tsvetkov, N.V., Andreeva, L.N., Filippov, S.K., Bushin, S.V., Bezrukova, M.A., Marchenko, I.A., Strelina, I.A., Alyab’Eva, V.P., Girbasova, N.V., Bilibin, A.Yu.Hydrodynamic, optical, and electrooptical properties of macromolecules of third-generation cylindrical dendrimers in chloroform and dichloroacetic acid (2010) Polymer Science – Series A, 52 (1), pp. 8-18.
    20. Dadivanyan, A.K., Grishchenko, A.E., Tsvetkov, N.V., Ryumtsev, E.I. Short-range orientational order in polymer-solvent systems (2008) Polymer Science – Series B, 50 (9-10), pp. 271-298.
    21. Tsvetkov, N.V., Andreeva, L.N., Bushin, S.V., Girbasova, N.V., Bilibin, A.Yu. Maxwell and Kerr effects in solutions of linear dendritic macromolecules (2008) Polymer Science – Series A, 50 (2), pp. 119-128.
    22. Bushin, S.V., Andreeva, L.N., Girbasova, N.V., Bezrukova, M.A., Alyab’eva, V.P., Tsvetkov, N.V., Bilibin, A.Y. Hydrodynamic and conformational properties of poly(acrylate) molecules with side dendrons based on L-aspartic acid (2007) Polymer Science – Series A, 49 (7), pp. 843-850.
    23. Tsvetkov, N.V., Andreeva, L.N., Belyaeva, E.V., Bushin, S.V., Ivanova, V.O., Kudryavtseva, T.M., Mukhina, I.V., Girbasova, N.V., Egorova, G.G., Bilibin, A.Yu. Hydrodynamic, conformational, and electrooptical properties of cylindrical dendrimers with dendron ionic addition in solutions(2006) Polymer Science – Series A, 48 (5), pp. 520-526.
    24. Tsvetkov, N.V., Filippov, S.K., Kudryavtseva, T.M., Ivanova, V.O., Shifrina, Z.B., Averina, M.S., Firsova, N.V., Rusanov, A.L. Hydrodynamic properties of rigid pyridine-containing poly(phenylene) dendrimers in solutions (2006) Polymer Science – Series A, 48 (4), pp. 450-455.
    25. Bushin, S.V., Tsvetkov, N.V., Andreeva, L.N., Belyaeva, E.V., Ivanova, V.O., Bezrukova, M.A., Girbasova, N.V., Bilibin, A.Yu.Conformational, dynamic, and electrooptical properties of macromolecules of L-aspartic acid-based cylindrical dendrimers: Effect of solvent(2005) Vysokomolekularnye Soedineniya. Ser.A Ser.B Ser.C – Kratkie Soobshcheniya, 47 (2), p. 324.
    26. Andreeva, L.N., Girbasova, N.V., Belyaeva, E.V., Bushin, S.V., Ivanova, V.O., Kudryavtseva, T.M., Bilibin, A.Yu., Tsvetkov, N.V.Linear dendronized polymers: Optical, dynamic, and conformational properties in different solvents
    27. (2005) Vysokomolekularnye Soedineniya. Ser.A Ser.B Ser.C – Kratkie Soobshcheniya, 47 (8), p. 1527.
    28. Andreeva, L.N., Girbasova, N.V., Belyaeva, E.V., Bushin, S.V., Ivanova, V.O., Kudryavtseva, T.M., Bilibin, A.Yu., Tsvetkov, N.V.Linear dendronized polymers: Optical, dynamic, and conformational properties in different solvents(2005) Polymer Science – Series A, 47 (8), pp. 875-884.
    29. Bushin, S.V., Tsvetkov, N.V., Andreeva, L.N., Belyaeva, E.V., Ivanova, V.O., Bezrukova, M.A., Girbasova, N.V., Bilibin, A.Yu.Conformational, dynamic, and electrooptical properties of macromolecules of L-aspartic acid-based cylindrical dendrimers: Effect of solvent(2005) Polymer Science – Series A, 47 (2), pp. 175-182.
    30. Tsvetkov, N.V., Bushin, S.V., Ivanova, V.O., Bezrukova, M.A., Astapenko, E.P., Kuz’mina, O.A., Shifrina, Z.B., Rusanov, A.L., Averina, M.S., Bulycheva, E.G.Hydrodynamic, conformational, and electrooptical properties of phenylated poly(phenylene) macromolecules in solutions(2004) Vysokomolekularnye Soedineniya. Ser.A Ser.B Ser.C – Kratkie Soobshcheniya, 46 (10), pp. 1695-1703.
    31. Tsvetkov, N.V., Bushin, S.V., Ivanova, V.O., Bezrukova, M.A., Astapenko, E.P., Kuz’mina, O.A., Shifrina, Z.B., Rusanov, A.L., Averina, M.S., Bulycheva, E.G.Hydrodynamic, conformational, and electrooptical properties of phenylated poly(phenylene) macromolecules in solutions(2004) Polymer Science – Series A, 46 (10), pp. 1034-1040.
    32. Andreeva, L.N., Bushin, S.V., Tsvetkov, N.V., Belyaeva, E.V., Il’in, V.V., Bilibin, A.Yu., Pospiech, D., Friedel, P.Conformational properties of macromolecules of heterocyclic polyester imides in dilute dichloroacetic acid solutions(2004) Journal of Polymer Science, Part B: Polymer Physics, 42 (1), pp. 12-24.
    33. Tsvetkov, N.V., Ivanova, V.O., Ksenofontov, I.V., Girbasova, N.V., Bilibin, A.Yu.Large-scale reorientation of cylindrical dendrimers in electric fields(2003) Polymer Science – Series A, 45 (2), pp. 142-148.
    34. Tsvetkov, N.V., Ivanova, V.O., Ksenofontov, I.V., Girbasova, N.V., Bilibin, A.Yu.Large-scale reorientation of cylindrical dendrimers in electric fields(2003) Vysokomolekularnye Soedineniya. Ser.A Ser.B Ser.C – Kratkie Soobshcheniya, 45 (2), pp. 253-261.
    35. Bushin, S.V., Astapenko, E.P., Belyaeva, E.V., Bezrukova, M.A., Kurakina, V.O., Kuz’mina, O.A., Ksenofontov, I.V., Tsvetkov, N.V., Ten’kovtsev, A.V.Hydrodynamic, optical, and electrooptical properties of an aromatic polyester containing azobiphenyl fragments in the backbone(2003) Polymer Science – Series A, 45 (1), pp. 39-45
    36. Bushin, S.V., Astapenko, E.P., Belyaeva, E.V., Bezrukova, M.A., Kurakina, V.O., Kuz’mina, O.A., Ksenofontov, I.V., Tsvetkov, N.V., Ten’kovtsev, A.V.Hydrodynamic, optical, and electrooptical properties of an aromatic polyester containing azobiphenyl fragments in the backbone(2003) Vysokomolekularnye Soedineniya. Ser.A Ser.B Ser.C – Kratkie Soobshcheniya, 45 (1), pp. 54-62.
    37. Rotinyan, T.A., Lyulin, S.V., Lezov, A.V., Tsvetkov, N.V., Neelov, I.M., Yazikov, S.B., Ryumtsev, E.I., Gotlib, Yu.Ya.Electric birefringence of poly(butyl isocyanate) solutions in strong electric fields(2002) Vysokomolekularnye Soedineniya. Ser.A Ser.B Ser.C – Kratkie Soobshcheniya, 44 (10), pp. 1786-1790.
    38. Tsvetkov, N.V., Ksenofontov, I.V., Kurakina, V.O., Andreeva, L.N., Bilibin, A.Yu.Electrooptical properties of main-chain mesogenic polymers in nematic state and dilute solutions(2002) Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals Science and Technology Section A: Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals, 373, pp. 227-236.
    39. Rotinyan, T.A., Lyulin, S.V., Lezov, A.V., Tsvetkov, N.V., Neelov, I.M., Yazikov, S.B., Ryumtsev, E.I., Gotlib, Yu.Ya.Electric birefringence of poly(butyl isocyanate) solutions in strong electric fields(2002) Polymer Science – Series A, 44 (10), pp. 1061-1064.
    40. Bushin, S.V., Astapenko, E.P., Andreeva, L.N., Belyaeva, E.V., Ksenofontov, I.V., Kurakina, V.O., Girbasova, N.V., Bilibin, A.Yu., Tsvetkov, N.V. Hydrodynamic, optical, and electrooptical properties of an alkylenearomatic polyester in solutions (2002) Polymer Science – Series A, 44 (4), pp. 431-438.
    41. Andreeva, L.N., Bushin, S.V., Belyaeva, E.V., Bezrukova, M.A., Averina, M.S., Keshtov, M.L., Shifrina, Z.B., Rusanov, A.L., Tsvetkov, N.V. Hydrodynamic, optical, and conformational properties of phenylated poly(phenylene) (2002) Polymer Science – Series A, 44 (2), pp. 141-147.

  • Lectures:

    1. «Hydrodynamics of nanoparticles and macromolecules in solution» (Masters profile “Physics of Functional Nanomaterials “)
    2. «Optical and electro-optical properties of nanoparticles and macromolecules in solution» (Masters profile “Physics of Functional Nanomaterials “)
    3. «Molecular hydrodynamics and optics of polymers», Part 1 (Masters Profile “Molecular Biophysics”)
    4. «Molecular hydrodynamics and optics of polymers», Part 2 (Masters Profile “Molecular Biophysics”)

    Scientific supervision:

    PhD thesis:

    • «Light scattering solutions of ionic polymers». Lezov Alexey А. (2012)
    • «Electro-optical and dynamic properties of molecules, semi-rigid comb polymers». Lebedeva Elena V. (2011)
    • «Electro-optical and dynamic properties of macromolecules with bulky lateral substituents in the  solutions». Vera Ivanova O. (2003)
    • «Effect of solvent polarity and chain structure on electro-optical properties of mesogenic polymers». Ksenofontov Igor V. (1999) 

    Master thesis (since 2011 year):

    • Podsevalnikova A.N.  «Electro-dynamic and conformational properties of polymerized and cross-linked polymerized micelles in solution». (2011)
    • Pavlov A.V.«Conformational and optical properties of macromolecules in solution of cellulose tridecanoate».  (2012)
    • Akhmadeeva L.I.«Conformational, optical and hydrodynamic properties of poly (12-acryloylamino-dodecanoic acid) in solution». (2013)
    • Gorbenko A.I.«Conformation of the polyzwitterions molecule  in water environments» (2013)

    At present research is carried out:

    PhD students:

    • Akhmadeeva Liliya I. ( 2 years)
    • Mikusheva Nina G. (3 years)
    • Podsevalnikova Anna N. (2 years)

  • A dissertation councils membership:

    • D 212.232.33 by specialty 02.00.06 – macromolecular compounds (physico-mathematical sciences);
    • D 002.229.01 by specialty 02.00.06 –macromolecular compounds (physico-mathematical sciences)

    An academic councils membership:

    • Member of the Scientific Council of the Physical Faculty of St. Petersburg State University

  • ResearcherID: J-7975-2013
    ScopusID: 35516816300
    ORCID: 0000-0003-2666-6073
    SPIN-код: 8312-1522