Volume 2, Issue 3, September 2017, Page: 81-95
The Studies of Diamond-Like Carbon Films as Biomaterials: Review
Feng Wen, Key Lab. of Advanced Material of Tropical Island Resources, Ministry of Education, Faculty of Materials and Chemical Engineering, Hainan University, Haikou, China; State Key Laboratory of Marine Resource Utilization in South China Sea, Hainan University, Haikou, China
Jiaqi Liu, Key Lab. of Advanced Material of Tropical Island Resources, Ministry of Education, Faculty of Materials and Chemical Engineering, Hainan University, Haikou, China
Jianlu Xue, Key Lab. of Advanced Material of Tropical Island Resources, Ministry of Education, Faculty of Materials and Chemical Engineering, Hainan University, Haikou, China
Received: Jun. 6, 2017;       Accepted: Jun. 20, 2017;       Published: Jul. 26, 2017
DOI: 10.11648/j.css.20170203.11      View  2027      Downloads  150
Abstract
Diamond-like carbon (DLC) films have been given great attention in the last twenty years as candidate biomaterials due to its super mechanical property and bio-compatibilities. In this paper, many synthesis methods of DLC films are presented, and some researches related with DLC films applied on cardiovascular biomedical materials are mentioned. Many synthesis methods of DLC films are also presented. Research theories and analysis methods of materials hemo-compatibility are also shown in detail. Two kinds of main evaluation methods aimed to two different coagulation pathways are also introduced here. It has also been illustrated that different biomedical applications about non-doped and element-doped DLC films in different studies. However, because of the uncontrollable accurate ratio of sp3/sp2 in the films and imperfect evaluation methods of hemo-compatibility, an unremitting effort is essential so that DLC films can be better qualified as biomaterials.
Keywords
Diamond-Like Carbon Films, Doping, Hemo-compatibility, Biomaterials
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Feng Wen, Jiaqi Liu, Jianlu Xue, The Studies of Diamond-Like Carbon Films as Biomaterials: Review, Colloid and Surface Science. Vol. 2, No. 3, 2017, pp. 81-95. doi: 10.11648/j.css.20170203.11
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