Stoichiometric hydroxyapatite obtained by precipitation and sol gel processes

C. Guzmán Vázquez, C. Piña Barba, N. Munguía


Three methods for obtaining hydroxiapatite (HA) are described. HA is a very interesting ceramic because of its many medical applications. The first two precipitation methods start from calcium and phosphorous compounds, whereas the third method is a sol-gel process that uses alcoxides. The products were characterized and compared. The observed differences are important for practical applications.


Hydroxyapatite; sol-gel; calcium phosphate; ICP-UES

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Revista Mexicana de Física

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