Sinha, Arvind and Das, Goutam and Sharma, Binay Kumar and Roy, Raja Prabahan and Pramanick, A K and Nayar, S (2007) Poly(vinyl alcohol)–hydroxyapatite biomimetic scaffold for tissue regeneration. Materials Science and Engineering C, 27 (1). pp. 70-74.
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Hydroxyapatite–poly(vinyl alcohol) composite blocks were produced by freeze–thawing in situ synthesized hybrid suspension. Matrix mediated precipitation of hydroxyapatite particles in the polymer, controlled the particle size in nanometer range (< 100 nm) and hydrogelation induced an ordered three-dimensional assembly of the particles. Morphological and crystallographic characterization revealed the formation of a macro-porous hydroxyapatite–poly(vinyl alcohol) nanocomposite block. Initial results indicate compositional dependence of modulus of elasticity of the composite.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Biomimetics; Nanocomposites; Hydroxyapatite; Poly(vinyl alcohol)|
|Divisions:||Material Science and Technology|
|Deposited By:||INVALID USER|
|Deposited On:||26 Oct 2009 12:04|
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