Differential Effects of Hydrothermal Ageing on the Surface Fracture Toughness of Ceramics

Author(s): B. J. McEntire, Y. Enomoto, W. Zhu, M. Boffelli, E. Marin, B.S. Bal, and G. Pezzotti

The in vivo wear of ceramic bearings used in total hip arthroplasty (THA) is a complex phenomenon which is not only affected by surface mechanical properties,…Read More

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