Estimating the functional properties of thin calcium-phosphate coatings on medical implants

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Abstract

Thin calcium-phosphate (CP) coatings were formed on the models of medical products by radio-frequency (RF) magnetron sputtering. Using microscope studies, the coatings were shown to be visually continuous without visible pores and cracks. The functional properties of thin CP coatings were estimated by the method based on the measurement of the disruptive electrical voltage in compliance with GOST (State Standard) 9.302. Thin CP coatings on specimens subjected to sand blasting endured shear loads better in comparison with bending ones.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)743-746
Number of pages4
JournalRussian Journal of Nondestructive Testing
Volume47
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2011

Keywords

  • Hydroxyapatite
  • Implants
  • Radio-frequency magnetron sputtering

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Materials Science(all)

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