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Title: In Diamond Health
Authors: Jones, BJ
Anson, AW
Keywords: Biomedical;Thin films;Amorphous carbon;DLC;Diamond-like carbon;Diffusion barriers;Haemocompatibility;Infection control
Issue Date: 2008
Publisher: Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IoM Communications Ltd)
Citation: BJ Jones and AW Anson "In Diamond Health: Diamond-like carbon in medical devices" Materials World 16(8): 24, Aug 2008
Abstract: In contrast to the sparkling gemstone, diamond-like carbon (DLC) is a thin film coating that is dense, inert, low friction and hard wearing. Interdisciplinary research, involving materials scientists, physicists, mechanical engineers, biomedical specialists and clinicians, is continuously expanding the potential and applications of DLC and enhanced carbon-based materials in the medical sector.
ISSN: 0967-8638
Appears in Collections:Materials Engineering
The Experimental Techniques Centre

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