Tantalum

Known as: Ta element, Tantalum [Chemical/Ingredient] 
Tantalum. A rare metallic element, atomic number 73, atomic weight 180.948, symbol Ta. It is a noncorrosive and malleable metal that has been used… (More)
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
Spin currents can apply useful torques in spintronic devices. The spin Hall effect has been proposed as a source of spin current… (More)
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Some ceramics, such as Bioglass, sintered hydroxyapatite, and glass-ceramic A-W, spontaneously bond to living bone. They are… (More)
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2002
Review
2002
Conventional materials used for orthopedic reconstruction implants limit the design of new and improved implants. Solid metal is… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
To evaluate the biocompatibility of refractory metals, titanium, hafnium, niobium, tantalum and rhenium were implanted in rats… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
Samples of 53 materials that are used or potentially can be used or in the fabrication of microelectromechanical systems and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
This study determined the soft tissue attachment strength and extent of ingrowth to a porous tantalum biomaterial. Eight dorsal… (More)
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2000
2000
Alkali- and heat-treated tantalum (Ta) has been shown to bond to bone. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
This study evaluated the osseous tissue response to a noncemented metal-backed acetabular component made of a new porous tantalum… (More)
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Review
1994
Review
1994
A detailed literature search was carried out to define the current knowledge about the biological performance of tantalum. The… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Restenosis is a reparative response to arterial injury occurring with percutaneous coronary revascularization. However, the… (More)
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