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This article reports on how blasting a material with heavy ions, in this case krypton, can cause structural changes that result in improved performance as a bone implant material.
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Why is it important?
This work demonstrates how ion irradiation can cause atom displacements, which enhance the biocativity of ceramics.
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This page is a summary of: Enhancement of hydroxyapatite dissolution through structure modification by Krypton ion irradiation, Journal of Material Science and Technology, February 2020, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.jmst.2019.03.048.
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