Hydrothermal synthesis of valve metal Ta-doped titanate nanofibers for potentially engineering bone tissue

Parker Cole, Yang Tian, Savannah Thornburgh, Mary Malloy, Lauren Roeder, Lu Zhang, Mansi Patel, Yiting Xiao, Yan Huang, Z. Ryan Tian

Article ID: 3606
Vol 6, Issue 2, 2023

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Recent research efforts have increasingly concentrated on creating innovative biomaterials to improve bone tissue engineering techniques. Among these, hybrid nanomaterials stand out as a promising category of biomaterials. In this study, we present a straightforward, cost-efficient, and optimized hydrothermal synthesis method to produce high-purity Ta-doped potassium titanate nanofibers. Morphological characterizations revealed that Ta-doping maintained the native crystal structure of potassium titanate, highlighting its exciting potential in bone tissue engineering.


nanosynthesis; titanate nanofiber; bone scaffold; tantalum dopant

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.24294/can.v6i2.3606


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