Development of Bioactive Alumina-Wollastonite Composite by Electrophoretic Deposition

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Alumina is excellent biomaterial and used in hip prostheses, dental implants and so on. Wollastonite particles were deposited in pores of porous alumina by electrophoretic deposition and an alumina-wollastonite composite was produced. Apatite was formed both inside the pores and on the surface of the composite of the alumina-wollastonite composite by soaking in a simulated body fluid. It was indicated that the deposited wollastonite particles induced the apatite formation. Novel composite material with both excellent mechanical properties and high bioactivity was developed.

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Key Engineering Materials (Volumes 284-286)

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Panjian Li, Kai Zhang and Clifford W. Colwell, Jr.

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863-868

DOI:

10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.284-286.863

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S. Yamaguchi and T. Yao, "Development of Bioactive Alumina-Wollastonite Composite by Electrophoretic Deposition", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 284-286, pp. 863-868, 2005

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April 2005

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