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Crystallization kinetics of Si-TCP bioceramic films

Along with two other researchers, Octane scientist Alexis Pietak examines the crystallization kinetics in the transformation of an unfired hydroxyapatite precipitate (HA) into silicon stabilized tri-calcium phosphate (Si-TCP) – a bioceramic with attributes that make it a viable material in next-generation implants.

Journal of Materials Science, 39, 2443–2449 (2004)
Authors: A. Pietak, M. Sayer, M.J. Stott


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