What is it about?

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.


This work is of tremendous value in paving the way for the next generation of biomaterials.

Dr, Dorian Hanaor
Technische Universitat Berlin

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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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