Fabrication of transparent hydroxyapatite ceramics by ambient-pressure sintering

Y. Fang, D. K. Agrawal, D. M. Roy, R. Roy

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Abstract

For the first time, transparent hydroxyapatite ceramics were fabricated by microwave processing as well as by conventional sintering at ambient pressure. This was achieved essentially using a fine crystalline hydroxyapatite powder synthesized hydrothermally as a starting material. The sintered hydroxyapatite ceramic was phase pure and the average grain size was around 0.2 μm.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)147-151
Number of pages5
JournalMaterials Letters
Volume23
Issue number1-3
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1995

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

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

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