Creation of bioactive glass coating on titanium by local laser irradiation - Part I: Optimization of the processing parameters

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

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    Abstract

    A focused CO2 laser beam was used to create coatings of bioactive glass on titanium substrates. Beam position remained fixed, while a computer-controlled motor stage was utilized to scan the specimens through the beam. Processing was performed in an atmosphere of air or N-2. Processing parameters, such as number of coating layers and laser power, were optimized to produce optimal results in terms of in vitro bioactivity of the coating.
    Original languageUndefined/Unknown
    Pages (from-to)221–224
    Number of pages4
    JournalKey Engineering Materials
    Volume240-242
    Publication statusPublished - 2003
    MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

    Keywords

    • bioactive coatings
    • CO2 laser

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