Diamond-based materials for biomedical applications
  • Author : R.J. Narayan
  • Release Date : 19 March 2013
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Genre : Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 296
  • ISBN 13 : 9780128087985

Download or read book entitled Diamond-based materials for biomedical applications written by R.J. Narayan and published by Elsevier Inc. Chapters online. This book was released on 19 March 2013 with total pages 296. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Diamond has been considered for use in several medical applications due to its unique mechanical, chemical, optical, and biological properties. In this chapter, methods for preparing synthetic diamond surfaces and particles are described. In addition, recent developments involving the use of diamond in prostheses, sensing, imaging, and drug delivery applications are reviewed. These developments suggest that diamond-containing structures will provide significant improvements in the diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions over the coming years.

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