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Physico-chemical characteristics of European pulverized coal combustion fly ashes
Fly ashes sourced from European pulverised coal burning power plants (from Spain, The Netherlands, Italy and Greece) were characterised in terms of their chemical composition, mineralogy and physicalExpand
Comparison of an experimental bone cement with surgical Simplex® P, Spineplex® and Cortoss®
Conventional polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) cements and more recently Bisphenol-a-glycidyl dimethacrylate (BIS-GMA) composite cements are employed in procedures such as vertebroplasty. Unfortunately,Expand
The influence of strontium substitution in fluorapatite glasses and glass-ceramics
Strontium is often substituted for calcium in order to confer radio-opacity in glasses used for dental cements, biocomposites and bioglass-ceramics. The present paper investigates the influence ofExpand
Preliminary work on the development of a novel detection method for osteoporosis
  • P. Moran, M. Towler, +6 authors D. Lyons
  • Materials Science, Medicine
  • Journal of materials science. Materials in…
  • 13 January 2007
Osteoporosis affects both the organic and mineral phases of bone resulting in a decrease in resistance to fracture. Dual x-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) scans are used for diagnosing osteoporosis, whichExpand
A preliminary comparison of the mechanical properties of chemically cured and ultrasonically cured glass ionomer cements, using nano-indentation techniques.
There is a requirement for a dental cement with properties comparable or superior to conventional glass ionomer cements (GICs) but with the command set properties of the resin-modified GICs. TheExpand
Leaching of potential hazardous elements of coal cleaning rejects
The geochemical characteristics of coal cleaning rejects (CCR) in Santa Catarina State, Brazil, were investigated. Around 3.5 million ton/ year of coal waste are dumped in Santa Catarina State. CoalExpand
Preliminary work on the antibacterial effect of strontium in glass ionomer cements
Major problems associated with glass ionomer cement (GIC) dental materials are pulpal damage and the development of recurrent caries [1], which are caused by bacterial infection and not by theExpand
The processing, mechanical properties and bioactivity of strontium based glass polyalkenoate cements
The suitability of zinc-based glass polyalkenoate cements (GPCs) for use in orthopaedics can be improved by the substitution of strontium into the glass phase which should impart improved radiopacityExpand
Fluoride release from model glass ionomer cements
Glass ionomer cements (GICs) are an important class of biomedical material used extensively for color matched mercury free, dental restorations. GICs can release clinically beneficial amounts ofExpand
The role of open and closed curing conditions on the leaching properties of fly ash-slag-based geopolymers.
This study deals with the synthesis of geopolymers from co-fired fly ash and blast furnace slags. Geopolymer bodies were simultaneously synthesized in open and closed curing conditions in order toExpand