Advanced Healthcare Biomaterials

Jingan Li

Volume 11, Issue 10 , October 2020, Pages 1-2

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2020.101560

Abstract
  Biomedical field is developing towards advanced healthcare direction, including the regeneration and reconstruction of damaged tissues and organs, the restoration and enhancement of physiological functions, personalized and minimally invasive treatment, and early detection and diagnosis, etc. Traditional ...  Read More

Advanced Healthcare Biomaterials


Piezoelectric Alternative Energy Sources as a Part of the Global Energy Concerns – Future Prospects in the Science and Market

Mariya Aleksandrova

Volume 11, Issue 10 , October 2020, Pages 1-4

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2020.101561

Abstract
  Portable and smart electronic devices are powered by batteries whose life is limited. On the other hand, in recent years the idea of renewable energy and methods of its obtaining by environmentally friendly technologies gained popularity. The conversion of energy from various sources in the surrounding ...  Read More

Piezoelectric Alternative Energy Sources as a Part of the Global Energy Concerns – Future Prospects in the Science and Market


Rectify the Injury-Induced Microenvironment Imbalance in Peripheral Nerve Repair

Zhiwen Yan; Yun Qian

Volume 11, Issue 10 , October 2020, Pages 1-3

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2020.101562

Abstract
  Peripheral nerve injury poses a great threat to the involved individuals’ life quality. Given the situation that the current clinical treatments have limitations, it is urgent to seek for alternative therapies. Artificial nerve guide conduits can bridge nerve gaps and the underlying mechanism is ...  Read More

Rectify the Injury-Induced Microenvironment Imbalance in Peripheral Nerve Repair


A Mini Review on Biodegradable Magnesium Alloy Vascular Stent

Changsheng Liu; Yachen Hou; Jingan Li

Volume 11, Issue 10 , October 2020, Pages 1-5

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2020.101563

Abstract
  Biodegradable magnesium alloy stents are a new generation of vascular stents which can open up blocked blood vessels at an early stage, then degrade and be absorbed by the body at a suitable rate after the vascular has been repaired. Mg alloys are excellent materials for vascular stents benefit from ...  Read More

A Mini Review on Biodegradable Magnesium Alloy Vascular Stent


Prospective Applications of Marine Oriented Materials in the Repair of Peripheral Nerve Injury

Yunxiao Gu; Xiaoyun Ma; Xu Wang; Cunyi Fan

Volume 11, Issue 10 , October 2020, Pages 1-3

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2020.101564

Abstract
  Peripheral nerve injury is a thorny problem for many years because it is difficult to find out appropriate drugs or materials that can maximize healing effects and minimize damages to human body. Among various methods, the use of biomaterial scaffolds on injured nerves has been favoured due to the biocompatibility, ...  Read More

Prospective Applications of Marine Oriented Materials in the Repair of Peripheral Nerve Injury


Design and Implementation of Dynamic FPAA Based Interface Circuit for Thin Film Lead-Free Piezoelectric Sensors

Ivailo M. Pandiev; Mariya P. Aleksandrova

Volume 11, Issue 10 , October 2020, Pages 1-6

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2020.101565

Abstract
  In this paper, we propose interface electronic circuit for thin film piezoelectric sensing structures. An interface electronic prototype based on dynamically programmed Field Programmable Analog Array (FPAA) is configured to implement Root-Mean-Square (RMS) to DC (RMS-to-DC) conversion process, based ...  Read More

Design and Implementation of Dynamic FPAA Based Interface Circuit for Thin Film Lead-Free Piezoelectric Sensors


An Аpproach for Nanostructuring of Piezoelectric Materials by Template-assisted Growth in Porous Aluminum Oxide

Tsvetozar Tsanev; Mariya Aleksandrova; Boriana Tzaneva; Valentin Videkov

Volume 11, Issue 10 , October 2020, Pages 1-7

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2020.101566

Abstract
  This paper is devoted to the approach for nanostructuring piezoelectric materials to enhance their electrical signal producing ability from a small area of mechanical activation for potential application as energy harvesting. The geometrical structuring of the piezoelectric material leads to higher piezoelectric ...  Read More

An Аpproach for Nanostructuring of Piezoelectric Materials by Template-assisted Growth in Porous Aluminum Oxide


Study of Sputtered Barium Strontium Titanate Films for Energy Harvesting Applications

Mariya Aleksandrova; Tatyana Ivanova; Sascha Koch; Frank Hamelmann; Daniela Karashanova; Kostadinka Gesheva

Volume 11, Issue 10 , October 2020, Pages 1-7

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2020.101567

Abstract
  Thin films of BaSrTiO3 (BST) were deposited by radio frequency (RF) sputtering with sputtering voltage varied between 0.5 and 0.7 kV. BaSrTiO3 films are investigated regarding their suitability for use in flexible energy harvesting devices. Analysis of the spectra and micrographs showed the piezoelectric ...  Read More

Study of Sputtered Barium Strontium Titanate Films for Energy Harvesting Applications


The Effect of Bias on Properties of DLC Coatings for Artificial Joints

Ren Ying; Wang Renjie; Cheng Qiaohuan; Chen Qianqian; Xu Zhigao

Volume 11, Issue 10 , October 2020, Pages 1-5

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2020.101568

Abstract
  Diamond-like carbon (DLC) coatings, due to excellent tribological and biological properties, were used wildly to improve the wear resistance and corrosion resistance of the metal-based artificial joints. In this work, DLC coatings were deposited by a vacuum arc using the anode-cathode diameter ratio ...  Read More

The Effect of Bias on Properties of DLC Coatings for Artificial Joints


Fabrication of Tens-micron-sized Functionalized Polystyrene Microspheres for Utilization in Chiral Drug Isolation

Wang Renjie; Ren Ying; Chen Qianqian; Cheng Qiaohuan; Wang Shun

Volume 11, Issue 10 , October 2020, Pages 1-4

http://dx.doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2020.101569

Abstract
  Functionalized polystyrene (PS) microspheres are promising materials for the isolation of the chiral drugs due to their properties, such as a large surface area, high chemical stability and tunable morphology. Considering 10-100 μm microspheres are suitable as the matrix materials of the chiral stationary ...  Read More

Fabrication of Tens-micron-sized Functionalized Polystyrene Microspheres for Utilization in Chiral Drug Isolation