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Title

AFM and SEM characterization of non-toxic vanadium-free Ti alloys used as biomaterials

AuthorsMorant, C.; López, María Francisca ; Gutiérrez, A.; Jiménez, José Antonio
KeywordsAtomic force microscopy
Scanning electron microscopy
Oxidation
Titanium alloys
Biomaterials
Issue Date30-Dec-2003
PublisherElsevier
CitationApplied Surface Science 220(1-4): 79-87 (2003)
AbstractIn this work, three titanium alloys have been studied by means of atomic force microscopy (AFM) and scanning electron microscopy (SEM) to determine their surface topography. The alloys investigated were Ti–6Al–7Nb, Ti–13Nb–13Zr, and Ti–15Zr–4Nb, with no presence of the toxic element V, and with a possible use as biomaterials for osteoarticular prostheses. These alloys were studied at room temperature and also after a thermal treatment at 750 °C during 24 h, which produces a protective surface oxide layer. The aim of the present work is to compare the surface structure and morphology of the alloys, both as-received and after the oxide layer was formed at elevated temperature.
Publisher version (URL)http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0169-4332(03)00746-3
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/10261/57075
DOI10.1016/S0169-4332(03)00746-3
ISSN0169-4332
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