Surface modification of Ti6Al4V alloy scaffolds manufactured by electron beam melting

E. Chudinova, M. Surmeneva, A. Koptyug, K. Loza, O. Prymak, M. Epple, R. Surmenev

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In this paper, the results of the surface functionalization of the Ti6Al4V alloy scaffolds with different structures for use as a material for medical implants are presented. Radio frequency magnetron sputtering was used to modify the surface of the porous structures by deposition of the biocompatible hydroxyapatite (HA) coating with the thickness of 86050 nm. The surface morphology, elemental and phase composition of the HA-coated scaffolds were studied. According to energy-dispersive X-ray spectroscopy, the stoichiometric ratio of Ca/P for flat, orthorhombic and cubic scaffolds is 1.65, 1.60, 1.53, respectively, which is close to that of stoichiometric ratio for HA (Ca/P = 1.67). It was revealed that this method of deposition makes it possible to obtain the homogeneous crystalline coating both on the dense sample and in the case of scaffolds of complex geometry with different lattice cell structure.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012030
JournalJournal of Physics: Conference Series
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 9 Jan 2019
Event15th International Conference of Students and Young Scientists on Prospects of Fundamental Sciences Development, PFSD 2018 - Tomsk, Russian Federation
Duration: 24 Apr 201827 Apr 2018

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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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