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  • Article - 21 Sep 2001
    Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene has been used extensively as a wear face in orthopaedic implants. The performance of the material has been related to sterilisation techniques. Methods of...
  • Article - 7 Aug 2001
    Rare earth magnets produce fluxes much higher than traditional magnets of comparable size. Such magnets are based on samarium and neodymium compounds. Applications include automotive,...
  • Article - 26 Feb 2001
    The different types of biomaterials and their classifications (inert, active and resorbable) are defined and key properties are given.
  • Article - 23 Feb 2001
    Hydroxyapatite is a calcium phosphate ceramic that is used as a biomaterial. It one of few materials that elicit an active response in the body and bonds directly to bone. It is also the mineral...
  • 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.