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 JEAS  Vol.8 No.1 , March 2018
Hydrothermal Processing of Phase Pure and Doped Hydroxyapatite and its Characterization
Abstract: Hydroxyapatite (HA) is a synthetic ceramic which is used in numerous biomedical applications. However, its use is restricted in load bearing applications. A novel batch hydrothermal method is indigenously developed to synthesize fine size, crystalline hydroxyapatite (HA) and titania doped hydroxyapatite (TiO2-HA) powders with distinct phase formation. Powders were characterized using XRD, FTIR and DSC-TGA. Sharp peaks in HA XRD pattern after sintering at 1000°C indicate significant crystallinity while sharp peaks in TiO2 XRD pattern at 27°, 36° and 5° after sintering indicate anatase to rutile transformation. This fact is also confirmed by FTIR and DSC-TGA Plots.
Cite this paper: Rafique, M. (2018) Hydrothermal Processing of Phase Pure and Doped Hydroxyapatite and its Characterization. Journal of Encapsulation and Adsorption Sciences, 8, 18-37. doi: 10.4236/jeas.2018.81002.
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