For more than the last century, The American Ceramic Society (ACerS) has served the informational, educational, and professional needs of the international ceramics community, and is poised to serve...
Article - 22 May 2003
A summary of literature on the in vivo behaviour of zirconia ceramics is reported. Its behaviour is compared to that of alumina, with reports covering both soft and hard tissue behaviour and...
Article - 9 May 2002
The benefits of coating metallic implants with hydroxyapatite are many. These are outlined as are the varous methods that have been used to try and produce hydroxyapatite coatings. Some of the...
Article - 31 Jul 2001
The process of pulse laser deposition is described as is the equipment used. It has the ability to deposit a range of single and multicomponent materials and produce coating thicknesses to tight...
News - 16 Aug 2006
MIV Therapeutics will present development progress of the Company's Hydroxyapatite (HAp) coatings for coronary stents and other devices at the 19th International Symposium on Ceramics in Medicine...
Article - 3 Jul 2007
The use of bioceramics in medical applications is on the increase.
Article - 28 May 2001
Processes such as plasma spraying, flame spraying and high velocity oxy-fuel spraying are briefly explained. Applications such as surface protection, wear and corrosion resistance, microelectronics,...
Article - 6 Feb 2001
Aluminium Oxide (Al2O3) or alumina is one of the most versatile of refractory ceramic oxides and finds use in a wide range of applications.
Article - 14 Sep 2004
Calcium phosphate coatings have been used on metallic implants which by themselves behave as bioinert biomaterials. The processes are briefly overviewed and the advantages of the sol-gel process...
Over the last two decades I have worked on the production and analysis of various advanced ceramics (alumina, zirconia, silicon nitrides), sol-gel derived thin films for corrosion and abrasion...