Hydrothermal preparation of apatite composite with magnetite or anatase

Setsuaki Murakami, Emile H. Ishida, Koji Ioku

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Abstract

Microstructure designed porous hydroxyapatite (Ca10(PO 4)6(OH)2) composites with magnetite (Fe 3O4) particles or anatase (TiO2) dispersion were prepared by hydrothermal treatment. These composites had micro-pores of about 0.1-0.5 μm in size. Magnetite / Hydroxyapatite composites should be suitable for medical treatment of cancer, especially in bones, because HA can bond to bones directly and magnetite can generate heat. They must be used for hyperthermia therapies of cancer in bones. Meanwhile, anatase / Hydroxyapatite composite should be suitable for environmental purification, because HA rod-shape particles expose the specific crystal face, which adsorbs organic contaminants and so on.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationWATER DYNAMICS
Subtitle of host publication3rd International Workshop on Water Dynamics
Pages52-55
Number of pages4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2006 May 15
EventWATER DYANMICS: 3rd International Workshop on Water Dynamics - Sendai, Japan
Duration: 2005 Nov 162005 Nov 17

Publication series

NameAIP Conference Proceedings
Volume833
ISSN (Print)0094-243X
ISSN (Electronic)1551-7616

Other

OtherWATER DYANMICS: 3rd International Workshop on Water Dynamics
CountryJapan
CitySendai
Period05/11/1605/11/17

Keywords

  • Anatase
  • Composite
  • Hydrothermal
  • Hydroxyapatite
  • Mgnetite

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
  • Ecology
  • Plant Science
  • Physics and Astronomy(all)
  • Nature and Landscape Conservation

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