XPS study on potential suppression factors of suppressing in vitro apatite formation on anatase films prepared on various substrates

Tetsuya Shozui, Kanji Tsuru, Satoshi Hayakawa, Yuki Shirosaki, Akiyoshi Osaka

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Abstract

Multilayer anatase films were coated by sol-gel technology on various substrates such as stainless-steel, alumina, and glass, respectively. Their in vitro apatite-forming ability was examined by immersion in Kokubo's simulated body fluid (SBF; pH 7.4, 36.5 °C). Although on anatase layer on alkali-free glass apatite was deposited within 7 d, no apatite was found on anatase deposited onto stainless steel, alumina or glass substrates within 7 d to prove they were bioinert. X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy was able to detect chromium, aluminum, or sodium on the surface of the anatase films. This indicated that these ions possibly inhibited the in vitro apatite-forming ability.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2181-2185
Number of pages5
JournalSurface and Coatings Technology
Volume203
Issue number16
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 30 2009

Keywords

  • Apatite
  • Inhibitor
  • Sol-gel
  • Substrate
  • Titania film
  • X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Surfaces and Interfaces
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Materials Chemistry

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