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Patricia Daukantas

Using lasers to build longer-lasting joint replacements.

Scatterings imagePurdue mechanical engineering doctoral student Shaoyi Wen (left) and technician Andrew Hecht review data from a laser deposition system.

Scientists at Purdue University’s Center for Laser-Based Manufacturing (West Lafayette, Ind., U.S.A.) are developing a laser-based method to build longer-lasting human joint replacements.

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Publish Date: 01 December 2009

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