Processing and characterization of bioactive coatings on Mg substrates


Investigator: Dr.-Ing. Yuyun Yang (Post-Doc)Yuyun Yang

Cauerstraße 6
91058 Erlangen

Raum 0.211

Tel.: +49 (0)9131 85-20806



Betreuer: Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Aldo R. Boccaccini


This project is investigating the characterisation of several biodegradable polymer and composite coatings on Mg substrates, following earlier investigations [1]. The coatings are multifunctional in that they impart bioactivity, antibacterial effect and corrosion protection.

[1] Y. Yang, et al., In vitro study of polycaprolactone/bioactive glass composite coatings on corrosion and bioactivity of pure Mg, Applied Surface Science, 355 (2015) 832-841.