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Zhang, X.Y. (author), Fang, G (author), Zhou, J. (author)
Additive manufacturing (AM), nowadays commonly known as 3D printing, is a revolutionary materials processing technology, particularly suitable for the production of low-volume parts with high shape complexities and often with multiple functions. As such, it holds great promise for the fabrication of patient-specific implants. In recent years,...
journal article 2017
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Ye, Xiaotong (author), Leeflang, M.A. (author), Wu, Chengtie (author), Chang, Jiang (author), Zhou, J. (author), Huan, Z. (author)
Porous Ti-6Al-4V scaffolds fabricated by means of selective laser melting (SLM),<br/>having controllable geometrical features and preferable mechanical properties, have been developed as a class of biomaterials that hold promising potential for bone repair. However, the inherent bio-inertness of the Ti-6Al-4V alloy as the matrix of the scaffolds...
journal article 2017
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Arifvianto, B. (author), Zhou, J. (author)
Bone tissue engineering has been increasingly studied as an alternative approach to bone defect reconstruction. In this approach, new bone cells are stimulated to grow and heal the defect with the aid of a scaffold that serves as a medium for bone cell formation and growth. Scaffolds made of metallic materials have preferably been chosen for...
journal article 2014