Anodization of 316L stainless steel for implant applications

2021-06-10
316L stainless steel (SS) surfaces were modified via anodization to form nanopit structures with aim of improving its corrosion resistance, bone cell adhesion, proliferation and enhance its bioactivity. Surface characterization studies revealed that nanopit structures were composed of Fe2O3 and Cr2O3. The in vitro results showed that nanopit surfaces enhanced bone cell proliferation. Thus, we concluded that fabrication of nanostructures on 316L SS surfaces is a promising way to enhance bone cell functions for implant applications.

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Citation Formats
Y. K. Erdoğan and B. Ercan, “Anodization of 316L stainless steel for implant applications,” presented at the 20. Uluslararası Metalurji ve Malzeme Kongresi, 2021, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: https://hdl.handle.net/11511/91259.