Chapter 9. Laser Processing of Orthopedic Biomaterials

  1. Bikramjit Basu3,
  2. Dhirendra S. Katti4 and
  3. Ashok Kumar4
  1. Rajarshi Banerjee1 and
  2. Soumya Nag2

Published Online: 6 JUL 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470891315.ch9

Advanced Biomaterials: Fundamentals, Processing, and Applications

Advanced Biomaterials: Fundamentals, Processing, and Applications

How to Cite

Banerjee, R. and Nag, S. (2009) Laser Processing of Orthopedic Biomaterials, in Advanced Biomaterials: Fundamentals, Processing, and Applications (eds B. Basu, D. S. Katti and A. Kumar), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470891315.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Department of Materials and Metallurgical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Kanpur-208016, UP, India

  2. 4

    Department of Biological Sciences and Bioengineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Kanpur-208016, UP, India

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 JUL 2010
  2. Published Print: 9 SEP 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470193402

Online ISBN: 9780470891315

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Keywords:

  • laser processing of orthopedic biomaterials;
  • novel processing technology - laser engineered net shaping (LENS™);
  • laser processed titanium boride reinforced Ti-Nb-Zr-Ta metal-matrix composites

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Overview

  • Introduction

  • Laser Processing of Orthopedic Biomaterials

  • Conclusions

  • Future Perspectives

  • Acknowledgments

  • References