Biodegradability of β-Mg17Al12 phase in simulated body fluid
Kannan, M. Bobby, Koc, Erkan, and Unal, Mehmet (2012) Biodegradability of β-Mg17Al12 phase in simulated body fluid. Materials Letters, 82 . pp. 54-56.
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In vitro degradation behaviour of β phase (Mg17Al12), commonly present in AZ series magnesium alloys, was studied using electrochemical techniques in simulated body fluid. The experimental results suggested that the degradation rate of β phase was significantly lower than that of pure magnesium. Scanning electron microscopy (SEM) analysis of the polarized β phase revealed localized corrosion.
|Item Type:||Article (Refereed Research - C1)|
|Keywords:||magnesium alloy; β phase; biomaterials; corrosion|
|FoR Codes:||09 ENGINEERING > 0912 Materials Engineering > 091207 Metals and Alloy Materials @ 100%|
|SEO Codes:||86 MANUFACTURING > 8612 Fabricated Metal Products > 861299 Fabricated Metal Products not elsewhere classified @ 100%|
|Deposited On:||13 Aug 2012 16:25|
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