Metallic Biomaterials

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In this area we focus on bioabsorbable metallic alloys which degrade in the body after they have performed their task, thus making implant removal surgery unnecessary. In the past, we have developed MgZnCa glasses (PDF, 1.1 MB), fine-grained Fe-alloys (PDF, 2.8 MB) and fine-grained Mg-alloys (PDF, 1.3 MB) for such applications, and investigated in detail mechanical characteristics, biomedical properties, and in-vitro / in-vivo degradation behavior.

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