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Chang-jian LIN(cjlin@xmu.edu.cn)


Titanium and its alloys have been widely used as medical implant materials because of their good mechanical properties and biocompatibility.However,the physiological corrosion of metal will release metal ions,resulting in toxic and side effects.In this paper,in order to improve the corrosion resistance of titanium,and to enhance its bioactivity and osseointegration,the surface modification of titamum were performed.Using eletrochemical methods Tafel polarization and electrochemical impedance spectroscopy(EIS) were applied to study the electrochemical corrosion behavior of TiO2 /HA composite coating.It is indicated that the corrosion resistance of the prepared TiO2 /Ti material in Tyrode's physiological solution is improved because of the enhanced surface barrier.


medical implant materials, physiological corrosion, titanium, TiO2 nanotube arrays, electrodepostion

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