Monitoring Techniques of Cerium Stabilized Zirconia for Medical Prosthesis†
AbstractThe purpose of this paper is to emphasize the improvement of Zr-based ceramics properties as a function of addition of Ce ions in the structure of the original ceramics. The structural investigations proposed in this paper cover X-ray, and neutron diffraction offered the first indication of the variation of the phase composition and the structural parameters, micro-hardness measurements as well as non-destructive evaluations in order to analyze the structural properties of these materials with utmost importance in fields such as medicine, where these composite materials are used in hip-implants or dental implants/coatings. In combination of Resonant Ultrasound Spectroscopy, which makes use of the resonance frequencies corresponding to the normal vibrational modes of a solid in order to evaluate the elastic constants of the materials, we emphasize a unique approach on evaluating the physical properties of these ceramics, which could help in advancing the understanding of properties and applications in medical fields. View Full-Text
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Savin, A.; Craus, M.-L.; Turchenko, V.; Bruma, A.; Dubos, P.-A.; Malo, S.; Konstantinova, T.E.; Burkhovetsky, V.V. Monitoring Techniques of Cerium Stabilized Zirconia for Medical Prosthesis. Appl. Sci. 2015, 5, 1665-1682.
Savin A, Craus M-L, Turchenko V, Bruma A, Dubos P-A, Malo S, Konstantinova TE, Burkhovetsky VV. Monitoring Techniques of Cerium Stabilized Zirconia for Medical Prosthesis. Applied Sciences. 2015; 5(4):1665-1682.Chicago/Turabian Style
Savin, Adriana; Craus, Mihail-Liviu; Turchenko, Vitalii; Bruma, Alina; Dubos, Pierre-Antoine; Malo, Sylvie; Konstantinova, Tatiana E.; Burkhovetsky, Valerii V. 2015. "Monitoring Techniques of Cerium Stabilized Zirconia for Medical Prosthesis." Appl. Sci. 5, no. 4: 1665-1682.