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Electrohydrodynamic Print-Patterning of Nano-Hydroxyapatite

Ahmad, Z; Huang, J; Edirisinghe, MJ; Jayasinghe, SN; Best, SM; Bonfield, W; Brooks, RA; (2006) Electrohydrodynamic Print-Patterning of Nano-Hydroxyapatite. J BIOMED NANOTECHNOL , 2 (3-4) 201 - 207. 10.1166/jbn.2006.032.

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Hydroxyapatite nano-particles have been synthesised by a precipitation reaction. These particles were then incorporated in a suspension containing ethanol as the liquid carrier. The suspension was subjected to flow in an electric field to generate a jet and, subsequently, droplets, which were deposited according to pre-determined topographies using a printing device. Thus, several nHA topographies have been generated and investigated using optical and scanning electron microscopy. In particular, nHA tracks down to 50 mu m in width have been prepared and this forming route offers the creation of nHA topographies to a high resolution not achieved by print-deposition techniques before.

Type: Article
Title: Electrohydrodynamic Print-Patterning of Nano-Hydroxyapatite
DOI: 10.1166/jbn.2006.032
Keywords: Electrohydrodynamic, Printing, Patterning, Nanoparticles, Hydroxyapatite, Biomaterials
URI: http://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/154299
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