A Study on the Effect of Grain Size on the Bioactivity of Nano-Titania Ceramics

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Nano-titania ceramics is a potential biomaterial for orthopaedic application. In our previous studies, a bioactive nano-titania ceramics was prepared by using alkali-heat treatment. In this paper, hydroxyapatite was used as a grain growth inhibitor additive to get nano-titania ceramics with different grain size, and the effect of grain size on the bioactivity was studied in vitro.

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Key Engineering Materials (Volumes 342-343)

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Young-Ha Kim, Chong-Su Cho, Inn-Kyu Kang, Suk Young Kim and Oh Hyeong Kwon

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565-568

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Q. F. Yu et al., "A Study on the Effect of Grain Size on the Bioactivity of Nano-Titania Ceramics", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 342-343, pp. 565-568, 2007

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July 2007

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