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Conductivity Testing System for Determining Surface Properties of Biomaterials Under Load

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Nguyen Thao Nguyen

Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering,
University of Nebraska-Lincoln; AMME Int'l Laboratory,
LECAP, Université de Rouen

Mohamed Benzohra, Jean-Marc Saiter

AMME Int'l Laboratory,
LECAP, Université de Rouen

Carl A. Nelson

Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering,
University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Manuscript received March 15, 2013; final manuscript received April 25, 2013; published online June 12, 2013. Editor: Arthur G. Erdman.

J. Med. Devices 7(2), 020934 (Jun 12, 2013) (3 pages) Paper No: MED-13-1111; doi: 10.1115/1.4024333 History: Received March 15, 2013; Revised April 25, 2013

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Fig. 1

Overview of electrical conductivity testing system (CTS)

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Fig. 2

CTS synchronized with Instron® for electromechanical experiments

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Fig. 3

Surface of chromium deposited specimen after FPP test under optical microscopy.

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Fig. 4

Stress/strain curve and electromechanical results of HDPE coated with silver paint.



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