An anode is an electrode, where electrons leave the cell and oxidation occurs (“-“).
see: Biphasic tricalcium phosphate
Workable, non-resorbable glass ceramic out of the SiO2-Al2O3-MgO-Na2O-K2O-F-system by 3di GmbH. Crystal phase (ca. 60 %) with mainly phlogopit-crystals, embedded
also: BCP Chemistry: Mixture of two phases, hydroxyapatite, HA, and β-tricalcium phosphate. It is a ceramic. Preparation involves the sintering causing the
Calcium phosphate is a family of materials and minerals containing calcium ions (Ca2+) together with inorganic phosphate anions. Some so-called
At the cathode electrons enter the cell and reduction occurs (“+”).
see Polyethylene Terephtalate
An electrode is an electrical conductor used to make contact with a nonmetallic part of a circuit (e.g. a human
The method of hot isostatic postcompaction is used today as a standard for improving characteristics relevant to fracture mechanics. HIPing
also Hydroxylapatite, HA physical Naturally occurring mineral form of calcium apatite. Pure hydroxylapatite (HA) powder is white. Naturally occurring apatites
Monocalcium Phosphate Monohydrate
poly-DL–lactide acid Polylactide (Poly(lactic acid), PLA) is polymer obtained by the ring-opening polymerization of lactide (cyclic dimer of lactic acid)
poly ethyl methacrylate
poly-l–lactide acid Polylactide (Poly(lactic acid), PLA) is a polymer obtained by the ring-opening polymerization of lactide (cyclic dimer of lactic
see: Poly(methyl methacrylate)
also: PMMA, brand names: Plexiglass, Acrylite, Lucite, Perspex and many others. Chemistry: Poly(methyl 2-methylpropenoate). It is often technically classified as
Polyurethane (PUR / PU) is a polymer composed of organic units joined by urethane (carbamate) links. Fully reacted polyurethane polymer
Polyethylene or polythene (abbreviated PE; IUPAC name polyethene or poly(ethylene)) is the most common plastic. Many kinds of polyethylene are
The most common thermoplastic polymer. Other names: Dacron (a Dupont Brand), Terylene (Britain), Lavsan (Russia). Abbreviations: PET, PETE, PETP, PET-P.
A family of themoplastic polymers, like the reaction of a diphenol and bis(4-chlorophenyl)sulfone, forming a polyether by elimination of sodium chloride:
also: PFTE Polytetrafluoroethylene is a synthetic fluoropolymer of tetrafluoroethylene. The best known brand name of PTFE-based formulas is Teflon. Chemistry: poly(1,1,2,2-tetrafluoroethylene),
also: Polyurethan, PUR, PU chemistry: It is used in pacemakers and implantable defibrillators.
also: Polysiloxanes Chemistry: Polymers that include any inert, synthetic compound made up of repeating units of siloxane, which is a
also: inox steel, inox. A steel alloy with a minimum of 10,5% chromium content by mass. There are more than
Tantalum is a chemical element with symbol Ta and atomic number 73. Tantalum is a rare, hard, blue-gray, lustrous transition metal
see: Tricalcium phosphate
chemical element Ti, 22Ti physical Metal, high strength-to-weight-ratio. chemical Oxidizes in air. Reacts with water and forms a passive
also: TCP, tribasic calcium phosphate, bone phosphate of lime (BPL). Calcium phosphate is one of the main combustion products of
Tetragonal Zirconia Polycrystal, ZrO2-Y2O3 Since the mid-1980s, zirconia has held a steady position in high-performance ceramics. By using additives from
Y = Yttrium. TZP = Tetragonal Zirconia Polycrystal. Y-TZP is a partly stabilized zirconium or Yttria-stabilized zirconium. Pure zirconium dioxide
= Zirconium dioxide
also “Zirconia” ZrO2 physical Density 5,68 g/cm³ Medical used Zirconium dioxides usually come with some dopants, which clearly improve physical
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