Towards degradation-resistant implant biomaterials

Mar/20/2017
TESCAN FE-SEM MIRA3 for investigating particle morphology
Enhancing resistance to biodegradation of Mg-Zn alloys for improved potential implant biomaterials can be developed by incorporating hydroxyapatite (HA) into Ma-Zn alloys via selective laser melting. The TESCAN FE-SEM MIRA3 was used to image HA and Mg-3Zn raw powders to investigate their particle morphologies.

SEM image of the Mg-3Zn/5HA mixed powder and an enlarged view of marked area.
SEM image of the Mg-3Zn/5HA mixed powder and an enlarged view of marked area.


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