Nanocrystalline diamond: deposition routes and clinical applications

Sein, H. and Maryan, C. and Jones, A. and Verran, J. and Ali, N. and Hassan, I. U. and Rego, C. and Ahmed, W. and Jackson, M. J. (2016) Nanocrystalline diamond: deposition routes and clinical applications. In: Surgical tools and medical devices [2nd ed.]. Springer International Publishing, pp. 225-248. ISBN 9783319334899, 9783319334875

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Abstract

Diamond is one of the most advanced and most useful engineering materials in use today. The properties of synthetic diamond are very similar to that of single crystal diamond and it is well established that diamond has unique combinations of excellent physical, optical, chemical and biomedical properties. Typically, each application area for diamond requires the optimum properties of the material. The optimisation of diamond properties can only be achieved by operating on the microstructure, since it is almost impossible to alter diamond's molecular structure or its chemical composition. This chapter discusses the use of nanocrystalline diamond for clinical applications. © Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2007, 2016.

Keywords:Nanotechnology, Materials science, Materials technology
Subjects:F Physical Sciences > F200 Materials Science
B Subjects allied to Medicine > B100 Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology
J Technologies > J510 Materials Technology
Divisions:College of Science > School of Mathematics and Physics
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