Synthesis and characterisation of hydroxyapatite nano-rods/whiskers

Kumar, R. Roop, Prakash, K. H., Yennie, K., Cheang, P. and Khor, K. A. (2005) Synthesis and characterisation of hydroxyapatite nano-rods/whiskers. Key Engineering Materials, 284-286 Bioceramics 17: 59-62.

Author Kumar, R. Roop
Prakash, K. H.
Yennie, K.
Cheang, P.
Khor, K. A.
Title Synthesis and characterisation of hydroxyapatite nano-rods/whiskers
Journal name Key Engineering Materials   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1013-9826
ISBN 0-87849-961-X
Publication date 2005
Sub-type Article (original research)
Volume 284-286
Issue Bioceramics 17
Start page 59
End page 62
Total pages 4
Place of publication Aedermannsdorf, Switzerland
Publisher Trans Tech Publications
Language eng
Subject 091207 Metals and Alloy Materials
090301 Biomaterials
Abstract The use of precipitation chemistry to synthesize hydroxyapatite (HA) normally yields nano-crystals with various morphology and sizes depending on the synthesis conditions (e.g., temperature, concentration, level of agitation, pH, etc.). This study involved the synthesis of HA nano-rods/whiskers by modifying an existing chemical route for HA synthesis. The nano-rods were characterised for their structure and morphology and subsequently sintered. The mechanical properties of the sintered compacts were also assessed.
Keyword Hydroxyapatite
Chitosan
Nano-materials
Hybrid-materials
Self-assembly
Synthesis
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Non-UQ

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
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Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology Publications
 
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