Creation of bioactive glass coating on titanium by local laser irradiation. Part II: Effect of the irradiation on the bioactivity of the glass

E Vedel, N Moritz, H Ylanen, M Jokinen, A Yli-Urpo, Mikko Hupa

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    Abstract

    Bioactive glass coatings were created by scanning bioactive glass powder with a focused CO2 laser beam. SEM/EDX analysis performed on the coating revealed no significant changes in the chemical composition of the glass after laser treatment. The ability of the coatings to precipitate CaP in SBF was studied in comparison with bioactive glass plates, granules (fraction 315-500 mum) and powder (< 45 μm) made of the same glass. A coating made of an inert glass (flat glass), was used as a control.
    Original languageUndefined/Unknown
    Pages (from-to)225–228
    Number of pages4
    JournalKey Engineering Materials
    Volume240-242
    Publication statusPublished - 2003
    MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

    Keywords

    • bioactive coatings
    • CO2 laser
    • in vitro bioactivity

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