Nounah, Abederrahman and Maroufi, N. and Ait Ichou, Yhya and Lacout, Jean-Louis and Savariault, Jean-Michel X-ray diffraction study of cadmium hydroxyapatite. (2005) Journal de Physique IV - Proceedings, vol. 123. pp. 251-254. ISSN 1155-4339
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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/jp4:2005123045
Solid solutions of cadmium and calcium hydroxyapatite [Ca10−x Cdx (PO4)6 (OH)2 (0 ≤ x ≤ 10)] were synthesized by a wet process in a basic medium. The lattice dimensions of these compounds vary linearly with the atom percent cadmium. The distribution of the calcium and cadmium ions between two non- equivalent crystallographic sites, (1) and (2), were determined by the Rietveld method. The site-occupancy factors of atoms indicate a slight preference of cadmium for site (2) in the apatite structure.
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