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dc.contributor.authorHoo, Pui Woon.en_US
dc.date.accessioned2008-09-17T10:18:46Z-
dc.date.available2008-09-17T10:18:46Z-
dc.date.copyright2005en_US
dc.date.issued2005-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10356/5056-
dc.description.abstractBioactive ceramics have the ability to form chemical bonding with bone, resulting in good interfacial attachment between an implant and its surrounding bone. Sol-gel derived titania is known to be bioactive. The limitation of the current bioactive ceramics, including titania, is the lack of high mechanical properties. Yttria stabilised tetragonal zirconia polycrystals (Y-TZP), on the other hand, is well known for its good biocompatibility and high fracture toughness. Therefore, there is an interest to produce titania-Y-TZP composites, with the aim of achieving both desirable bioactivity and mechanical properties.en_US
dc.format.extent143 p.-
dc.rightsNanyang Technological Universityen_US
dc.subjectDRNTU::Engineering::Materials::Biomaterials-
dc.titleTitania-Y-TZP biocomposites and their in vitro studiesen_US
dc.typeThesisen_US
dc.contributor.supervisorMiao, Xigengen_US
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Materials Science & Engineeringen_US
dc.description.degreeMaster of Engineering (SME)en_US
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