Glossary

Y-TZP

Y = Yttrium. TZP = Tetragonal Zirconia Polycrystal. Y-TZP is a partly stabilized zirconium or Yttria-stabilized zirconium. Pure zirconium dioxide changes from monoclinic (stable at room temperature) to tetragonal (at about 1173 °C) and then to cubic phase (at about 2370 °C).

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