International Meeting Papers              Prof. Dr. A. Cuneyt Tas                      c_tas@hotmail.com

1. A. C. Tas, “Monodisperse, Submicron Calcium Phosphate Sphere Synthesis in SBF Solution at 55°C,” 2014 Innovations in Biomedical Materials meeting, July 30-August 1, 2014, Columbus, Ohio, USA, Oral & Poster Presentation.

 

2. A. C. Tas, “One-pot Synthesis of Monodisperse Nanospheres of Amorphous Calcium Phosphate in a Simple Biomineralization Medium,” 38th International Conference & Exposition on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, January 26-31, 2014, Daytona Beach, FL, USA, Invited Talk.

 

3. A. C. Tas, “Grade-1 Titanium soaked in a DMEM Solution at 37°C,” 38th International Conference & Exposition on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, January 26-31, 2014, Daytona Beach, FL, USA, Poster Presentation.

 

4. N. Temizel, G. Girisken, and A. C. Tas, “New Synthetic Biomineralization Media for the In Vitro Testing of Synthetic Biomaterials,” 37th International Conference & Exposition on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, January 27-February 1, 2013, Daytona Beach, FL, USA, Oral Presentation.

 

5. A. C. Tas, “Calcium Metal to Synthesize Amorphous or Cryptocrystalline Calcium Phosphates,” 37th International Conference & Exposition on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, January 27-February 1, 2013, Daytona Beach, FL, USA, Invited Talk.

 

6. M. A. Miller, M. R. Kendall, M. K. Jain, P. R. Larson, A. S. Madden, and A. C. Tas, “Maturation of Brushite and Preparation of Brushite Micro-granules,” 37th International Conference & Exposition on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, January 27-February 1, 2013, Daytona Beach, FL, USA, Oral Presentation.

 

7. A. C. Tas, “Use of Biomineralization Media in Biomimetic Synthesis of Bone Substitutes,” Ceramics in Biology, Medicine, and Human Health: Symposium 23: Advances in Biomineralized Ceramics, Bioceramics, and Bioinspired Designs: Biomimetic Synthesis of Ceramics and Composites, 10th Pacific Rim Conference on Ceramic and Glass Technology, June 2 – 7, 2013, Coronado, San Diego, California, Invited Talk.

 

8. A. C. Tas, “Brushite and Octacalcium Phosphate Granules from Marble,” 36th International Conf. & Expo. on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, January 22-27, 2012, Daytona Beach, FL, USA, Invited Talk.

 

9. A. C. Tas, “Methods to Incorporate Ions at ppm Level into Biomaterials,” Biomaterials for Healthcare, 8th Jacob Project Meeting, May 18, 2012, Bologna, Italy, Invited Talk.

 

10. I. Mert, S. Mandel, and A. C. Tas, “Do Cell Culture Solutions Transform Brushite into Octacalcium Phosphate?,” 35th International Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, January 24-January 28, 2011, Daytona Beach, FL, Invited Talk.

 

11. A. Pasinli, M. Yuksel, E. Celik, S. Sener, and A. C. Tas, “A Newly Formulated Lactic Acid and Na-lactate-buffered Body Fluid Solution for the Biomimetic Coating of Titanium Alloy Surfaces with Calcium Phosphate,” 35th International Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, January 24-January 28, 2011, Daytona Beach, FL, Poster Presentation.

 

12. I. Mert, S. Mandel and A. C. Tas, “Biomimetic Transformation of Brushite to Octacalcium Phosphate at 37°C,” 13th Meeting on Ceramics, Cells and Tissues, May 17-May 20, 2011, Faenza, Italy, Poster Presentation.

 

13. A. Pasinli, M. Yuksel, E. Celik, and A. C. Tas, “A New SBF Solution Perfectly Matching the Ion Concentrations of Blood Plasma Prepared without using Tris or Hepes,” 13th Meeting on Ceramics, Cells and Tissues, May 17-May 20, 2011, Faenza, Italy, Oral Presentation.

 

14. N. Temizel, G. Girisken, and A. C. Tas, “Accelerated Transformation of Brushite to Octacalcium Phosphate in New Biomineralization Media between 36.5° and 80°C,” Materials Science & Technology 2011 (MS&T’11), October 16-October 20, 2011, Columbus, OH, USA, Invited Talk.

 

15. A. C. Tas, “Nano-textured Monetite (CaHPO4): Powder Synthesis and Cell Culture,” 34th International Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, January 23-January 29, 2010, Daytona Beach, FL, Invited Talk.

 

16. A. C. Tas, “Rapid Biomimetic Calcium Phosphate Coating of Metals, Ceramics and Biopolymers at Room Temperature,” 34th International Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, January 23-January 29, 2010, Daytona Beach, FL, Oral Presentation.

 

17. A. C. Tas, “Calcium Phosphate Biomaterials in Orthopaedic and Dental Applications,” 2nd Workshop on Size-dependent Effects in Materials for Environmental Protection and Energy Applications,  September 19-21, 2010, Nessebar, Bulgaria, Keynote Lecture.

 

18. O. Hindistan, I. Mert, S. Mandel, and A. C. Tas, “A New Particle Morphology for the Brushite (CaHPO4×2H2O) Powders used in Orthopedic Cements,” 15th Biomedical Engineering National Meeting, BIYOMUT-2010, April 21-24, 2010, Antalya, Turkey, Oral Presentation.

 

19. M. Bicakci and A. C. Tas, “Preparation of Biphasic Brushite-Apatite Orthopedic Cement Powders by Chemical Precipitation,” 15th Biomedical Engineering National Meeting, BIYOMUT-2010, April 21-24, 2010, Antalya, Turkey, Oral Presentation.

 

20. G. Girisken and A. C. Tas, “Development of Biomineralization Solutions to Facilitate the Transformation of Brushite (CaHPO4×2H2O) into Octacalcium Phosphate (Ca8(HPO4)2(PO4)4×5H2O),” 15th Biomedical Engineering National Meeting, BIYOMUT-2010, April 21-24, 2010, Antalya, Turkey, Oral Presentation.

 

21. G. Kurtulus and A. C. Tas, “Synthesis, Thermal Stability and Hydrothermal Transformation of One of the Urinary Tract Stones; Struvite (MgNH4PO4×6H2O),” 15th Biomedical Engineering National Meeting, BIYOMUT-2010, April 21-24, 2010, Antalya, Turkey, Poster Presentation.

 

22. A. C. Tas, “Vaterite- and Aragonite-based Biomaterials: Micropills and Nanorods,” 33rd International Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, January 18-January 23, 2009, Daytona Beach, FL, Invited Talk.

 

23. A. C. Tas, “CaCO3 Micropills forming at 70°C in Gelatin-Urea Solutions,” 12th Meeting on Ceramics, Cells and Tissues, May 19-23, 2009, Faenza, Italy, Oral Presentation.

 

24. A. C. Tas, “CaHPO4 (Monetite) Cement and Its in vitro Cell Culture Studies,” 12th Meeting on Ceramics, Cells and Tissues, May 19-23, 2009, Faenza, Italy, Oral Presentation.

 

25. A. C. Tas, “Formation of Calcium Phosphate Whiskers in Hydrogen Peroxide (H2O2) Solutions at 90°C,” 32nd International Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, January 27-February 1, 2008, Daytona Beach, FL, Oral Presentation

 

26. A. C. Tas, “New Rhenanite (b-NaCaPO4) and Hydroxyapatite Biphasic Biomaterial for Skeletal Repair,” 32nd International Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, January 27-February 1, 2008, Daytona Beach, FL, Invited Talk.

 

27. A. C. Tas, “Use of Vaterite and Calcite in Forming Calcium Phosphate Cement Scaffolds ,” 31th International Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, January 21-27, 2007, Daytona Beach, FL, Invited Talk.

 

28. A. C. Tas, “From Body Fluids to High Surface Area Calcium Phosphates: Biomimetic Synthesis at 37°C and pH 7.4,” 10th International Conference and Exhibition of the European Ceramic Society, June 17-21, 2007, Berlin, Germany, Invited Talk.

 

29. A. Pasinli, M. Yuksel, and A. C. Tas, “In Vivo Investigation of Ti6Al4V Substrates Coated Biomimetically with a Lactic acid and Lactate-pH-regulated SBF Solutions,” 10th International Conference and Exhibition of the European Ceramic Society, June 17-21, 2007, Berlin, Germany, Oral Presentation.

 

30. A. C. Tas, “Formation of Calcium Phosphate Nanomaterials (1 to 35 nm) in Synthetic Blood Plasma Solutions,” Nano III- TR, Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Conference, Ankara, June 11-14, 2007, Ankara, Invited Talk.

 

31. T. R. Desai, S. B. Bhaduri, and A. C. Tas, “A Self-setting, CaHPO4 Cement for Bone Defect           Filling,” 30th International Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, January 23-27, 2006, Cocoa Beach, FL, Invited Talk.

 

32. S. Jalota, S. B. Bhaduri, and A. C. Tas, “Osteoblast Response to Zn-Doped, Sintered Beta-Tricalcium Phosphate,” 30th International Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, January 23-27, 2006, Cocoa Beach, FL, Invited Talk.

         

33. T. R. Desai, S. B. Bhaduri, and A. C. Tas, “In Vitro Cell Culture of a Novel Self-setting CaHPO4 Cement,” 30th International Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, January 23-27, 2006, Cocoa Beach, FL, Poster Presentation.

         

34. A. C. Tas, “Preparation of Self-setting Cement-based Micro- and Macroporous Granules of Carbonated Apatitic Calcium Phosphate,” 30th International Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, January 23-27, 2006, Cocoa Beach, FL, Invited Talk.

         

35. S. Jalota, S. B. Bhaduri, and A. C. Tas, “Synthesis and In Vitro Cell Culture of Zn-Doped Calcium Phosphates,” 16th Interdisciplinary Research Conference on Biomaterials – GRIBOI 2006, March 16-18, 2006, Bern, Switzerland, Poster Presentation.

 

36. T. R. Desai, Sarit B. Bhaduri, and A. C. Tas, “Development of a New CaHPO4 (Monetite) Self-setting Cement,” 2006 Annual Meeting, Society for Biomaterials, April 26-29, 2006, Pittsburgh, USA, Oral Presentation.

         

37. A. C. Tas, “Fast-setting Orthopedic Cement Formulations based on Single-phase CaCO3 Powders,” 10th Annual Meeting on Ceramics, Cells and Tissues, May 23-27, 2006, Faenza, Italy, Invited Lecture.

 

38. A. C. Tas, “Conversion of Chemically-synthesized Brushite [CaHPO4∙2H2O] into Zn-doped b-Tricalcium Phosphate to Promote Osteoblast Proliferation,” 10th Annual Meeting on Ceramics, Cells and Tissues, May 23-27, 2006, Faenza, Italy, Invited Lecture.

 

39. A. C. Tas, “Nanosize Calcium Phosphate Biomaterials can be Synthesized in Synthetic Body           Fluids at 37°C and pH 7.4,” International Symposium on Biomedical Engineering, ISOBME, Taipei, Taiwan, December 14-16, 2006, Plenary Lecture.

 

40. B. Kokuoz, A. C. Tas, and S. B. Bhaduri, “Coating of Al2O3 or ZrO2 with Calcium Phosphates,” 29th International Cocoa Beach Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, 23-28 January, 2005, Florida, USA, Oral Presentation.

 

41. J. N. Swaintek, C. H. Han, A. C. Tas, and S. B. Bhaduri, “Resorbable, Self-setting Orthopedic Cement Compositions based on CaHPO4 Additions to CaSO4∙1/2H2O,” 29th International Cocoa Beach Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, 23-28 January, 2005, Florida, USA, Oral Presentation.

 

42. A. C. Tas and S. B. Bhaduri, “Crystallization of Bonelike Calcium Phosphate Hydrogels,” 29th International Cocoa Beach Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, 23-28 January, 2005, Florida, USA, Poster Presentation.

 

43. S. Jalota, A. C. Tas, and S. B. Bhaduri, “SBF Solutions having Different HCO3- Ion Concentrations and pH-buffering Agents Act Differently in Coating Ti6Al4V Substrates,” 29th International Cocoa Beach Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, 23-28 January, 2005, Florida, USA, Oral Presentation.

 

44. A. C. Tas, “Calcium Phosphate-based Biomaterials: A Journey from Human Plasma to Bone Substitutes,” 2nd Max Bergmann Symp, 17-18 Feb 05, Dresden, Germany, Invited Lecture.

 

45. S. Jalota, S. B. Bhaduri, and A. C. Tas, “In Vitro Evaluation of Osteoblast Proliferation on Zinc-doped b-Tricalcium Phosphate,” Next Generation Biomaterials Symp., Materials Science & Tech. 2005 Conference, Sept. 25-28, 2005, Pittsburgh, PA, Invited Talk.

 

46. S. Jalota, S. B. Bhaduri, and A. C. Tas, “Biomimetic Coating of Titanium Surfaces with        Carbonated and Apatitic Calcium Phosphates,” Next Generation Biomaterials Symposium, Materials Science & Technology 2005 Conf., Sept. 25-28, 2005, Pittsburgh, PA, Invited Talk.

 

47. T. R. Desai, S. B. Bhaduri, and A. C. Tas, “A Novel CaHPO4-based Self-setting Orthopedic Cement,” Next Generation Biomaterials Symposium, Materials Science & Technology 2005 Conference, Sept. 25-28, 2005, Pittsburgh, PA, Invited Talk.

 

48. S. B. Bhaduri and  A. C. Tas, “Chemical Synthesis of Brushite Powders and Their Thermal Conversion into Ca2P2O7,” 28th International Cocoa Beach Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, 25-30 January, 2004, Florida, USA, Oral Presentation.

 

49. S. Jalota, S. B. Bhaduri, and A. C. Tas, “Microwave-Assisted Auto Ignition of Calcium Hydroxyapatite Powders,” 28th International Cocoa Beach Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, 25-30 January, 2004, Florida, USA, Oral Presentation.

 

50. S. Jalota, S. B. Bhaduri, and A. C. Tas, “Low-temperature Synthesis of HA-seeded TTCP (Ca4(PO4)2O) Powders and Their In Vitro Apatite-inducing Ability at 37°C and pH 7.4,” 106th Annual Meeting of The American Ceramic Society, Indianapolis, IN, April 2004, Oral Presentation.

 

51. S. Jalota, S. B. Bhaduri, and A. C. Tas, “Comparison of the Apatite-inducing Ability of Three Different SBF Solutions on Ti6Al4V,” 9th Annual Meeting on Ceramics, Cells and Tissues, Sep. 28 – Oct. 1, 2004, Faenza, Italy, Oral Presentation.

 

52. S. Jalota, S. B. Bhaduri, and A. C. Tas, “In vitro Testing of Novel Calcium Phosphate Nanowhiskers Prepared by a Microwave-assisted Molten Salt Process,” 9th Annual Meeting on Ceramics, Cells and Tissues, Sep. 28 – Oct. 1, 2004, Faenza, Italy, Oral Presentation.

 

53. A. C. Tas and S. B. Bhaduri, “Rapid Coating of Ti6Al4V at Room Temperature with a Calcium Phosphate Solution Similar to 10x SBF,” 9th Annual Meeting on Ceramics, Cells and Tissues, Sep. 28 – Oct. 1, 2004, Faenza, Italy, Oral Presentation.

 

54. A. C. Tas, “Bone Substitutes in the Bone Remodeling Process: Influence of Materials Chemistry and Porosity,” 105th Annual Meeting of The American Ceramic Society, April 27-30, 2003, Nashville, Tennessee, USA, Oral Presentation.

 

55. A. C. Tas, “Preparation of Porous Bioceramics by a Simple PVA-Processing Route,” 8th Annual Meeting of the European Ceramic Society, June 29-July 3, 2003, Istanbul, Poster Presentation.

 

56. A. C. Tas, “Synthesis of Ca-Hydroxyapatite Bioceramic Whiskers,” 3rd Materials Congress 2002, Institute of Materials, April 9-11, 2002, London, Poster Presentation.

 

57. A. C. Tas, P. J. Majewski, and F. Aldinger, “Chemical Synthesis of Crystalline, Pure or Mn-Doped ZnGa2O4 Nanopowders at 90°C,” 104th Annual Meeting of The American Ceramic Society, April 28-May 1, 2002, St. Louis, MO, USA, Oral Presentation.

 

58. A. C. Tas and F. Aldinger, “Formation of Various Calcium Phosphate Bioceramics in Phosphate Buffer Solutions at Room Temperature,” 104th Annual Meeting of The American Ceramic Society, April 28-May 1, 2002, St. Louis, MO, USA, Oral Presentation.

 

59. A. C. Tas, H. J. Pfefferle, and B. Nies, “Preparation of Gelatin-Calcium Phosphate Cement Composites,” 104th Annual Meeting of The American Ceramic Society, April 28-May 1, 2002, St. Louis, MO, USA, Oral Presentation.

 

60. A. C. Tas, “Recent Advances in Sol-Gel Powder Synthesis,” CIMTEC 2002, 10th International Ceramics Congress, Florence, Italy, July 14-19, 2002, Solicited Lecture.

 

61. A. C. Tas, “Synthesis of Calcium Phosphate Bioceramics from Citrate Gels and Their Use in Self-Hardening Cement Formulations,” 103rd Annual Meeting of The American Ceramic Society, April 22-25, 2001, Indianapolis, IN, USA, Oral Presentation.

 

62. A. C. Tas, P. J. Majewski, and F. Aldinger, “Synthesis of Gallium Oxide Hydroxide Crystals in Aqueous Solutions with or without Urea and Their Calcination Behavior,” 103rd Annual Meeting of Am. Ceram. Soc., April 22-25, 2001, IN, USA, Poster Presentation.

 

63. D. Bayraktar and A. C. Tas, “Biomimetic Preparation of Hydroxyapatite Powders at 37°C in Urea- and Enzyme Urease-containing Synthetic Body Fluids,” 5th Ceramics Congress, October 3-5, 2001, Istanbul, Turkey, Oral Presentation (Turkish Ceramic Society Publ. No:

21, Congress Proceed. Book, pp. 384-389, ISBN 975-94814-4-X).

 

64. A. C. Tas, “Combustion Synthesis of Calcium Phosphate Bioceramic Powders,” 5th Ceramics Congress, October 3-5, 2001, Istanbul, Turkey, Oral Presentation (Turkish Ceramic Society Publ. No: 21, Congress Proc. Book, pp. 378-383, ISBN 975-94814-4-X).

 

65. A. C. Tas, P. J. Majewski, and F. Aldinger, “Chemical Preparation of Pure and Sr- and/or Mg-Doped Lanthanum Gallate Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Powders,” 5th Ceramics Congress, October 3-5, 2001, Istanbul, Turkey, Oral Presentation (Turkish Ceramic Society Publ. No: 21, Congress Proceed. Book, pp. 365-370, ISBN 975-94814-4-X).

 

66. A. C. Tas, “Molten Salt Synthesis of Calcium Hydroxyapatite Whiskers,” 5th Ceramics Congress, October 3-5, 2001, Istanbul, Turkey, Poster Presentation (Turkish Ceramic Society Publ. No: 21, Congress Proceed. Book, pp. 372-377, ISBN 975-94814-4-X).

 

67. A. C. Tas, P. J. Majewski, and F. Aldinger, “Preparation of Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Powders via Precipitation in the Presence of Urea and/or Enzyme Urease,” 5th Ceramics Congress, October 3-5, 2001, Istanbul, Turkey, Poster Presentation (Turkish Ceramic Society Publ. No: 21, Congress Proceed. Book, pp. 359-364, ISBN 975-94814-4-X).

 

68. A. C. Tas, P. J. Majewski, and F. Aldinger, “Synthesis of Gallium Oxide Hydroxide Crystals in Aqueous Solutions and Their Calcination Behavior,” 5th Ceramics Congress, October 3-5, 2001, Istanbul, Turkey, Poster Presentation (Turkish Ceramic Society Publ. No: 21, Congress Proceed. Book, pp. 54-60, ISBN 975-94814-4-X).

 

69. A. C. Tas, P. J. Majewski, and F. Aldinger, “Chemical Synthesis of Crystalline, Pure or Mn-Doped ZnGa2O4 Nanopowders at 90°C,” 5th Ceramics Congress, October 3-5, 2001, Istanbul, Turkey, Oral Presentation (Turkish Ceramic Society Publ. No: 21, Congress Proceed. Book, pp. 46-53, ISBN 975-94814-4-X).

 

70. A. C. Tas, “Synthesis of Ca-Hydroxyapatite Bioceramic Whiskers,” BIOMED-8, 8th Biomedical Science and Technology Symposium, September 5-8, 2001, Ankara, Oral Presentation.

 

71. A. C. Tas, “Combustion Synthesis of Calcium Phosphate Powders,” BIOMED-8, 8th Biomedical Science and Technology Symposium, September 5-8, 2001, Poster Presentation.

 

72. A. C. Tas, “Molten Salt Synthesis of Calcium Hydroxyapatite Whiskers,” 102nd Annual Meeting of The American Ceramic Society, Apr. 30-May 3, 2000, St. Louis, MO, USA, Oral Presentation.

 

73. A. C. Tas, P. J. Majewski, and F. Aldinger, “Preparation of Sr- and Zn-Doped LaGaO3 Powders by Precipitation in the Presence of Urea and/or Enzyme Urease,” 102nd Annual Meeting of The American Ceramic Society, Apr. 30-May 3, 2000, St. Louis, MO, USA, Oral Presentation.

 

74. A. C. Tas, “Combustion Synthesis of Calcium Hydroxyapatite Powders,” 101st Annual Meeting of The American Ceramic Society, April 25-28, 1999, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, Oral Presentation.

 

75. D. Bayraktar and A. C. Tas, “Preparation of Carbonated Calcium Hydroxyapatite Powders at 37°C in Urea- or Urease-containing Synthetic Body Fluids,” 101st Annual Meeting of The American Ceramic Society, April 25-28, 1999, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, Oral Presentation.

 

76. I. E. Gonenli and A. C. Tas, “Chemical Synthesis of Pure and Gd-Doped CaZrO3 Powders,” 101st Annual Meeting of The American Ceramic Society, April 25-28, 1999, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, Poster Presentation.

 

77. D. Bayraktar and A. C. Tas, “Biomimetic Synthesis of HA Precursors in Urea- and Enzyme Urease-containing Synthetic Body Fluids,” 1999 Fall Meeting, Mat. Res. Soc., November 29, 1999, Boston, MA, USA, Poster Presentation.

 

78. B. Mavis and A. C. Tas, “Dip-coating of Calcium Hydroxyapatite on Titanium Alloy or Stainless Steel Substrates,” 1999 Fall Meeting, Symp. DD, Mat. Res. Soc., Nov. 29, 1999, Boston, MA, USA, Poster Presentation.

 

79. H. Schluckwerder, A. C. Tas, P. J. Majewski, and F. Aldinger, “Chemical Synthesis of Doped LaGaO3 Powders by the Amorphous Citrate/EG Method,” 1999 Fall Meeting, Symp. NN, Materials Research Society, Nov. 29-Dec. 3, 1999, Boston, MA, USA, Oral Presentation.

 

80. O. Yigiterhan and A. C. Tas, “Manufacture of Thin Plaques of Calcium Hydroxyapatite Bioceramics by Tape-Casting and Uniaxial Die-Pressing,” 100th Annual Meeting of the American Ceramic Society, May 3-6, 1998, Cincinnati, OH, USA, Oral Presentation.

 

81. N. O. Engin and A. C. Tas, “Production of Macro-Porous Calcium Hydroxyapatite Bioceramics,” 100th Annual Meeting of the American Ceramic Society, May 3-6, 1998, Cincinnati, OH, USA, Oral Presentation.

 

82. B. Mavis and A. C. Tas, “Dip-Coating of Calcium Hydroxyapatite Bioceramics on Titanium or Stainless Steel Strips,” 100th Annual Meeting of the Am. Ceramic Society, May 3-6, 1998, Cincinnati, OH, USA, Oral Presentation.

 

83. E. E. Oren and A. C. Tas, “Preparation of Pb(Zr0.52Ti0.48)O3 Powders by Homogeneous Precipitation and Calcination,” 100th Annual Meeting of the Am. Ceramic Soc., May 3-6, 1998, Cincinnati, OH, USA, Oral Presentation.

 

84. E. E. Oren and A. C. Tas, “Hydrothermal Synthesis of Dy (0.8 at%) Doped-BaTiO3 Powders at 90°C, Their Sintering Behavior, and Microstructures of Dy:BaTiO3 Powders Heated on Ti- Strips,” 100th Annual Meeting of the American Ceramic Society, May 3-6, 1998, Cincinnati, OH, USA, Oral Presentation.

 

85. A. C. Tas, “Advances in Metallic and Ceramic Implants,” (Invited Talk), European Association of Neurosurgical Societies, Winter Meeting, February 18-21, 1998, Istanbul.

 

86. A. C. Tas, “Chemical Preparation of High Temperature Oxide Powders,” New Developments in High Temperature Ceramics Conference (Sponsored by Office of Naval Research (USA), Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR), and NASA Lewis Research Center), August 12-15, 1998, Istanbul, Turkey, Invited Talk.

 

87. I. E. Gonenli and A. C. Tas, “Chemical Synthesis of Pure and Gd-doped CaZrO3,” New Developments in High Temperature Ceramics Conference (Sponsored by Office of Naval Research (USA), Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR), and NASA Lewis Research Center), August 12-15, 1998, Istanbul, Poster Presentation.

 

88. D. Bayraktar and A. C. Tas, “Chemical Preparation of Carbonated Calcium Hydroxyapatite Powders at 37°C in Urea-containing Body Fluids,” New Developments in High Temperature Ceramics Conference (Sponsored by Office of Naval Research (USA), AFOSR, and NASA, August 12-15, 1998, Istanbul, Turkey, Poster Presentation.

 

89. N. O. Engin and A. C. Tas, “Manufacture of Macroporous Ca-Hydroxyapatite Bioceramics,” New Developments in High Temperature Ceramics Conference (Sponsored by Office of Naval Research (USA), Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR), and NASA Lewis Research Center), August 12-15, 1998, Istanbul, Poster Presentation.

 

90. A. C. Tas, “Chemical Preparation of High Temperature Oxide Powders,” Hanoi Technical University, August 29, 1998, Hanoi, Viet Nam, Invited Talk

 

91. E. E. Oren and A. C. Tas, “Hydrothermal Synthesis of Dy (0.8 at%)-doped: BaTiO3 Powders at 90°C, Their Sintering Behavior, and Microstructures of Dy:BaTiO3 Powders Heated on Ti-Strips,” 4th Ceramics Congress, September 22-25, 1998, Eskisehir, Turkey, Oral Presentation.

 

92. A. Sehirlioglu and A. C. Tas, “Production of the Self-setting Pastes of Calcium Hydroxyapatite Bioceramics,” 4th Ceramics Congress, September 1998, Eskisehir, Turkey, Poster Presentation.

 

93. O. Yigiterhan and A. C. Tas, “Manufacture of Thin Plaques of Calcium Hydroxyapatite Bioceramics by Die-Pressing and Tape-Casting,” 4th Ceramics Congress, September 22-25, 1998, Eskisehir, Turkey, Oral Presentation.

 

94. N. O. Engin and A. C. Tas, “Production of Macro-porous Calcium Hydroxyapatite Bioceramics,” 4th Ceramics Congress, Sept. 1998, Eskisehir, Turkey, Poster Presentation.

 

95. A. B. Kayihan, B. Mavis and A. C. Tas, “Dip Coating of Calcium Hydroxyapatite Bioceramics on Titanium or Stainless Steel Strips,” 4th Ceramics Congress, September 22-25, 1998, Eskisehir, Turkey, Poster Presentation.

 

96. V. Atakan and A. C. Tas, “Nitridation Behavior of Sub-micron, Monodisperse SiO2 Spheres Heated in a Nitrogen Atmosphere,” 4th Ceramics Congress, September 22-25, 1998, Eskisehir, Turkey, Poster Presentation.

 

97. I. E. Gonenli and A. C. Tas, “Chemical Synthesis of Pure and Rare Earth (Gd)-Doped CaZrO3 Powders Used for Gas-sensing Applications,” 4th Ceramics Congress, September 22-25, 1998, Eskisehir, Turkey, Oral Presentation.

 

98. I. E. Gonenli and A. C. Tas, “Chemical Synthesis of (Ni0.5Zn0.5)Fe2O4 Powders,” 4th Ceramics Congress, September 22-25, 1998, Eskisehir, Turkey, Poster Presentation.

 

99. A. C. Tas, “Chemical Synthesis of Calcium Hydroxyapatite Bioceramic Powders at 37°C and pH of 7.4 in Synthetic Body Fluids,” 4th Ceramics Congress, September 22-25, 1998, Eskisehir, Turkey, Oral Presentation.

 

100. A. C. Tas, “In Situ Coating of Calcium Hydroxyapatite on Titanium or Stainless Steel Surfaces at 37°C in Synthetic Body Fluids,” 4th Ceramics Congress, September 22-25, 1998, Eskisehir, Turkey, Poster Presentation.

 

101. E. E. Oren and A. C. Tas, “Preparation of Pb(Zr0.52Ti0.48)O3 by Homogeneous Precipitation and Calcination,” 4th Ceramics Congress, September 22-25, 1998, Eskisehir, Turkey, Oral Presentation.

 

102. A. C. Tas, “Calcium Phosphate-based Bioceramic Prostheses Materials,” 1st National Mechanics of Materials Symposium, Istanbul, Turkey, June 25-26, 1998, Oral Presentation.

 

103. D. Bayraktar and A. C. Tas, “Biomimetic Synthesis of Nanosized Calcium Hydroxyapatite Powders via Urea Solutions at 37°C,” BIYOMED-5, 5th National Bio. Sci. & Tech. Symp., December 16-18, 1998, Oral Presentation.

 

104. O. Uysal and A. C. Tas, “Chemical Preparation of the Binary Compounds of CaO-Al2O3 System by Self-Propagating Combustion Synthesis,” 99th Annual Meeting of the American Ceramic Society, May 4-7, 1997, Cincinnati, OH, USA, Oral Presentation.

 

105. F. A. Simsek, H. O. Pamuk and A. C. Tas, “Use of Hydroxyapatite Formed in Synthetic Body Fluids for In Situ Coating of Stainless Steel and Titanium Alloy Strips at 37°C,” 99th Annual Meeting of the American Ceramic Society, May 4-7, 1997, Cincinnati, OH, USA, Oral Presentation.

 

106. F. A. Simsek, H. O. Pamuk and A. C. Tas, “Use of Hydroxyapatite Formed in Synthetic Body Fluids for In Situ Coating of 316L and Ti-6Al-4V Substrates at 37°C,” 11th National Chemistry Conference, June 16-20, 1997, Van, Turkey, Oral Presentation.

 

107. N. Kivrak and A. C. Tas, “Synthesis of HA-TCP Composite Bioceramic Powders by Precipitation from Aqueous Solutions and Their Sintering Behavior,” 98th Annual Meeting of the American Ceramic Society, Indianapolis, IN, USA, April 14-17, 1996, Oral Presentation.

 

108. A. C. Tas, F. Korkusuz, M. Timucin and N. Akkas, “An Overview of Our Activities in the Field of Bioceramics,” Engineering Ceramics '96, NATO Advanced Research Workshop, May 1996, Bratislava, Slovakia, Oral Presentation.

 

109. E. E. Oren, E. Taspinar and A. C. Tas, “Chemical Synthesis of Antiferroelectric Lead Zirconate (PbZrO3) by Homogeneous Precipitation,” 3rd Ceramics Congress, Istanbul, Turkish Ceramic Society, October 22-25, 1996, Oral Presentation.

 

110. O. Uysal and A. C. Tas, “Chemical Preparation of Some of the Binary Compounds of CaO-Al2O3 System by the Self-Propagating Combustion Synthesis (SPCS),” 3rd Ceramics Congress, Istanbul, Turkish Ceramic Society, October 22-25, 1996, Oral Presentation.

 

111. A. C. Tas, “Synthesis of Crystalline and Pure BaTiO3 Powders at 90°C,” 3rd Ceramics Congress, Istanbul, Turkish Ceramic Society, October 22-25, 1996, Oral Presentation.    PDF

 

112. A. E. Uzgur, I. E. Gonenli and A. C. Tas, “Synthesis of Aluminum Borate Whiskers for Metal Matrix Composites,” 3rd Ceramic Congress, Istanbul, Turkish Ceramic Society, October 22-25, 1996, Oral Presentation.

 

113. A. C. Tas, “Crystal Chemistry and Structural Characterization of Ca12Al14O33,” 3rd Ceramic Congress, Istanbul, Turkish Ceramic Society, October 22-25, 1996, Oral Presentation.     PDF

 

114. K. Imer, O. D. Yener, H. I. M. Cinar and A. C. Tas, “Synthesis of SiO2, Enstatite (MgSiO3), and Cordierite (Mg2Al4Si5O18) from Isopropanol and Ethanol Solutions,” 3rd Ceramics Congress Proceedings Book, pp. 48-

58, Istanbul, Turkish Ceramic Society, October 22-25, 1996, Oral Presentation.     PDF

 

115. E. Akin, H. Der and A. C. Tas, “Chemical Preparation of YIG (Yttrium Iron Garnet) and YAG (Yttrium Aluminum Garnet) Powders by Self-Propagating Combustion Synthesis (SPCS),” 3rd Ceramics Congress, Istanbul, Turkish Ceramic Society, October 22-25, 1996, Oral Presentation.       PDF

 

116. N. Kivrak and A. C. Tas, “Synthesis of HA-TCP Composite Bioceramic Powders by Precipitation from Aqueous Solutions and Their Sintering Behavior,” 3rd Ceramics Congress, Istanbul, Turkish Ceramic Society, October 22-25, 1996, Oral Presentation.

 

117. A. C. Tas, “Chemical Preparation of Ceramics by Combustion Synthesis,” Invited Speaker, Technical University of Darmstadt-METU, Summer School: “Chemistry of Solids,” September 21-27, 1996, METU, Ankara, Oral Presentation.

 

118. A. C. Tas, F. Korkusuz, M. Timucin and N. Akkas, “Synthesis and Crystallographic Analysis of Sub-micron, Spherical Particles of HA and TCP Bioceramics,” The American Ceramic Society, 97th Annual Meeting and Exposition, April 30-May 3, 1995, Cincinnati, OH, USA, Oral Presentation.

 

119. A. Iyiel, A. C. Tas and M. Timucin, “Synthesis and Characterization of Submicron Barium Ferrite (BaFe12O19)Powders by Homogeneous Precipitation,” The American Ceramic Society, Basic Science Fall Meeting, 5-8 November 1995, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, Oral Presentation.

 

120. A. C. Tas and M. Timucin, “Recent Advances in the Chemical Synthesis of Bioceramic Powder Synthesis in METU,” BIYOMED-2, 2nd National Biomedical Science and Technology Symposium, September 21-23, 1995, METU, Ankara, Oral Presentation.

 

121. A. C. Tas, F. Korkusuz, M. Timucin and N. Akkas, “Chemical Synthesis of Calcium Hydroxyapatite Bioceramic Powders,” 2nd International Ceramics Congress, Istanbul, Turkey, October 24-28, 1994, Oral Presentation.

 

122. E. Taspinar and A. C. Tas, “Low-Temperature Chemical Synthesis of Lanthanum Aluminate,” 2nd International Ceramics Congress, Istanbul, Turkey, October 24-28, 1994, Oral Presentation.

 

123. A. C. Tas and M. Akinc, “Phase Relations and Structures in the Systems Ce2O3-Ce2Si2O7 and Ce2O3-Al2O3 in Inert and Reducing Atmospheres,” 2nd International Ceramics Congress, Istanbul, October 24-28, 1994, Oral Presentation.

 

124. A. C. Tas, “Advanced Ceramics: Synthesis, Processing and Applications,” Plenary Lecture, 1st National Chemical Engineering Symposium, METU, September 13-16, 1994, Ankara.

 

125. A. C. Tas and M. Akinc, “Phase Relations in the System Ce2O3-Ce2Si2O7,” 95th Annual Meeting of The American Ceramic Society, Cincinnati, OH, USA, April 19-22, 1993, Oral Presentation.

 

126. A. C. Tas and M. Akinc, “Phase Relations in the System Al2O3-Ce2Si2O7,” 94th Annual Meeting of The American Ceramic Society, Minneapolis, MN, USA, April 20-23, 1992, Oral Presentation.

 

 

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