Analysis of the Structure and Morphology of Hydroxyapatite Nanopowder Obtained by Sol-Gel and Pirosol Methods


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Nano-size hydroxyapatite is the main inorganic component of bone. There is a critical particle size that each property starts to change. Each property can be modified under controlled conditions. Multifunctional materials for applications, one must consider several properties change. Bone properties, are those which dictate the properties of hydroxyapatite, properties to be followed the synthetic materials to be used successfully as implants. Of these mention those related to surface materials, solubility and biocompatibility and their mechanical strength. Depending on the location and functionality of the implant have met some of these properties. The purpose of this study is to develop a synthetic hydroxyapatite at nano scale, using sol-gel and pyrosol method, for its use in medicine



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Liangzhong Jiang




R. Rogojan et al., "Analysis of the Structure and Morphology of Hydroxyapatite Nanopowder Obtained by Sol-Gel and Pirosol Methods", Advanced Materials Research, Vol. 590, pp. 63-67, 2012

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November 2012




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