Bioceramics 18

Volumes 309-311

doi: 10.4028/

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Authors: Thomas Oberbach, Dirk Salomon, Wilfried Glien

Abstract: A new test method for the determination of the static burst strength of ceramic hip joint heads is described. The common test method is the...

Authors: Abraham Salehi, Stanley Tsai, Vivek Pawar, Jeff Sprague, Gordon Hunter, S.K. Varma, F. Namavar

Abstract: The wettability behavior of orthopaedic materials influences the fluid film layer that affects both the friction and wear of the...

Authors: Shigemi Tochino, Wen Liang Zhu, Takeshi Sawada, Junji Ikeda, Giuseppe Pezzotti

Abstract: A non-destructive assessment of phase transformation and residual stress is presented for a 3 mol.% Y2O3 added ZrO2 ceramic using Raman...

Authors: Takayoshi Shimozono, Junji Ikeda, Giuseppe Pezzotti

Abstract: Structural reliability, biocompatibility and bioinertness are fundamental prerequisites for bioceramics used in artificial hip and knee...

Authors: Giuseppe Pezzotti, Ian C. Clarke, C. Jobe, T. Donaldson, Kengo Yamamoto, Toshiyuki Tateiwa, T. Kumakura, R. Tsukamoto, Junji Ikeda

Abstract: A survey of confocal Raman/fluorescence microprobe spectroscopic techniques is presented with emphasis placed on surface analysis of...

Authors: Kiyotaka Yamada, Junji Ikeda, Giuseppe Pezzotti

Abstract: The electro-stimulated luminescence spectrum of a rare-earth ion added to zirconia (ZrO2) lattice was investigated with the aim of using it...

Authors: Seiji Ban, Masahiro Nawa, Y. Suehiro, H. Nakanishi

Abstract: Yttria stabilized tetragonal zirconia polycrystals (Y-TZP) have been applied to dental crown and bridges. Whereas, to further improve its...

Authors: Giuseppe Pezzotti

Abstract: A hip-joint femoral head, made of alumina matrix composite, has been evaluated with respect to its surface degradation upon increasing...

Authors: Junji Ikeda, Giuseppe Pezzotti, Makoto Kondo

Abstract: Phase stability of 3Y-TZP was evaluated by acceleration test in water vapor environment and Raman spectroscopy. We found that the phase...

Authors: Yukihisa Naka, Yorinobu Takigawa, Kenji Higashi

Abstract: The effect of cation dopant on tetragonal to monoclinic (t-m) phase transformation of zirconia is examined, which causes the degradation of...


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