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Monitoring techniques of cerium stabilized zirconia for medical prosthesis

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The purpose of this paper is to emphasize the improvement of Zr-based ceramics properties as a function of addition of Ce ions in the structure of the original ceramics. The structural investigations proposed in this paper cover X-ray, and neutron diffraction offered the first indication of the variation of the phase composition and the structural parameters, micro-hardness measurements as well as non-destructive evaluations in order to analyze the structural properties of these materials with utmost importance in fields such as medicine, where these composite materials are used in hip-implants or dental implants/coatings. In combination of Resonant Ultrasound Spectroscopy, which makes use of the resonance frequencies corresponding to the normal vibrational modes of a solid in order to evaluate the elastic constants of the materials, we emphasize a unique approach on evaluating the physical properties of these ceramics, which could help in advancing the understanding of properties and applications in medical fields. © 2015 the authors.

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hal-02184101 , version 1 (15-07-2019)

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A. Savin, M.-L. Craus, V. Turchenko, A. Bruma, P.-A. Dubos, et al.. Monitoring techniques of cerium stabilized zirconia for medical prosthesis. Applied Sciences, 2015, 5 (4), pp.1665-1682. ⟨10.3390/app5041665⟩. ⟨hal-02184101⟩
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