Microstructures of Cu-rich Amalgams after Corrosion

J. H.C. Lin, G. W. Marshall, S. J. Marshall

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In vitro corrosion of Cu-rich amalgams resulted in selective attack of the η’ phase. Copper was removed, and SnO2 products were found in pores and along matrix grain boundaries. The corrosion process greatly accelerated the γ1→β1 transformation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)112-115
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Dental Research
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1983 Feb

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Dentistry(all)


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