Controlling the Biodegradation Rate of Magnesium-Based Implants through Surface Nanocrystallization Induced by Cryogenic Machining Implants through Surface Nanocrystallization Induced by Cryogenic Machining

  1. Wim H. Sillekens,
  2. Sean R. Agnew,
  3. Neale R. Neelameggham and
  4. Suveen N. Mathaudhu
  1. Z. Pu1,
  2. D. A. Puleo2,
  3. O.W. Dillon Jr.1 and
  4. I.S. Jawahir1

Published Online: 26 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118062029.ch116

Magnesium Technology 2011

Magnesium Technology 2011

How to Cite

Pu, Z., Puleo, D. A., Dillon, O.W. and Jawahir, I.S. (2011) Controlling the Biodegradation Rate of Magnesium-Based Implants through Surface Nanocrystallization Induced by Cryogenic Machining Implants through Surface Nanocrystallization Induced by Cryogenic Machining, in Magnesium Technology 2011 (eds W. H. Sillekens, S. R. Agnew, N. R. Neelameggham and S. N. Mathaudhu), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118062029.ch116

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Center for Manufacturing, University of Kentucky; Lexington, KY 40506, USA

  2. 2

    Center for Biomedical Engineering, Wenner-Gren Lab, University of Kentucky; Lexington, KY 40506, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 28 FEB 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118029367

Online ISBN: 9781118062029

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Keywords:

  • biodegradable implants;
  • nanocrystallized grain;
  • cryogenic machining;
  • magnesium alloys

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Experimental Work

  • Results and Discussion

  • Conclusion