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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 23 — Nov. 9, 2009
  • pp: 21124–21133

Surface microstructuring of Ti plates by femtosecond lasers in liquid ambiences: a new approach to improving biocompatibility

Yang Yang, Jianjun Yang, Chunyong Liang, Hongshui Wang, Xiaonong Zhu, and Nan Zhang  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 23, pp. 21124-21133 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.17.021124


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Abstract

Microstructuring of Ti plates with femtosecond laser pulses is investigated in three different liquids. In these ambiences, complex microstructures with voids and islands are produced on the sample surfaces, whose feature sizes are controlled by the laser parameters. Through adopting supersaturated Hydroxyapatite suspension with higher incident laser fluences, it is for the first time to observe the firm deposition of biocompatible elements Ca-P on the microstructures. At lower laser fluence, only porous structure is present but without additional elements deposition. Both plasma-related ablation under the confinement of liquids and micro-bubbles striking are employed to discuss such structures formation. Tight combining elements Ca-P onto the structured surfaces provide a new way to improve the biocompatibility of body-embedded devices.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3390) Lasers and laser optics : Laser materials processing
(140.7090) Lasers and laser optics : Ultrafast lasers
(220.4000) Optical design and fabrication : Microstructure fabrication

ToC Category:
Laser Microfabrication

History
Original Manuscript: September 16, 2009
Revised Manuscript: October 25, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: October 27, 2009
Published: November 5, 2009

Virtual Issues
Vol. 4, Iss. 13 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

Citation
Yang Yang, Jianjun Yang, Chunyong Liang, Hongshui Wang, Xiaonong Zhu, and Nan Zhang, "Surface microstructuring of Ti plates by femtosecond lasers in liquid ambiences: a new approach to improving biocompatibility," Opt. Express 17, 21124-21133 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-17-23-21124


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