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Title: Synthesis and characterisation of Ti02 nanoparticles grafted with dopamine-PEG derivatives
Author: Kotsokechagia, Soultana
ISNI:       0000 0001 3602 0693
Awarding Body: University of Manchester
Current Institution: University of Manchester
Date of Award: 2008
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The research presented in this thesis has focused on the preparation of crystalline TiO₂ nanoparticles and the tailoring of their surface properties in order to allow for their use in the field of biomaterials. Nanocrystalline titanium dioxide is being extensively studied because it offers very interesting properties for possible applications in the field of biomaterials. It is a biocompatible hard material with radio-opaque qualities, used in a variety of prosthetics, implants and diagnostics.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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