Advanced Materials Forum III

Volumes 514-516

doi: 10.4028/

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Authors: Mani Prabaharan, João P. Borges, M.H. Godinho, João F. Mano

Abstract: The objective of this work was to prepare polysaccharide-based gels exhibiting liquid crystalline properties. Such systems may be used in...

Authors: Rangasamy Jayakumar, Rui L. Reis, João F. Mano

Abstract: N-Carboxymethyl chitosan (NCMC) is a water soluble derivative of chitosan. The NCMC beads were prepared by using ionotropic gelation...

Authors: António J. Salgado, Ya Ming Wang, João F. Mano, Rui L. Reis

Abstract: The molecular weight and crystallinity of systems based on poly(L-lactic acid) PLLA is an important issue as it can influence, besides the...

Authors: Cláudia M.S. Ranito, Carlos A. Nogueira, Joaquim Domingues, Fátima Pedrosa, Fernando A. Costa Oliveira, João P. Borges

Abstract: A conventional method of chemical precipitation was used to produce hydroxyapatite (HAp) powders, with a molar ratio of Ca/P=1.67, for...

Authors: Eugenio Luís Solla, Jacinto P. Borrajo, Pio González, Julia Serra, Stefano Chiussi, Betty León, Mariano Pérez Amor

Abstract: The bioactive properties of hydroxyapatite (HA) are well known in the implant industry and coatings of HA have been used to enhance the...

Authors: Luís M. Ferreira, António N. Falcão, M. Helena Gil

Abstract: Graft copolymerization induced by gamma radiation has being used as a tool to modify the surface properties of a range of polymeric...

Authors: Nuno A.F. Almeida, Maria Helena F.V. Fernandes

Abstract: In silicate glasses the kinetics of apatite layer formation is usually rapid but the adhesion to the base glass is poor. Glass ceramics...

Authors: S. Eugénio, M. Sivakumar, Rui Vilar

Abstract: In the present work, dentin samples extracted from human molar teeth were treated with 248 nm wavelength pulsed laser radiation at fluences...

Authors: Sandra C.P. Cachinho, Paula A.A.P. Marques, Rui N. Correia

Abstract: A study is reported on the influence of surface morphology, chemistry and albumin adsorption on the in vitro mineralization of titanium....

Authors: Tânia Costa, Ana Paula Serro, Eduardo Pires, Rogerio Colaço

Abstract: The influence of sterilization with γ-irradiation in the properties of plasma sprayed hydroxyapatite (HAp) coatings used for medical...


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