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The role and significance of Magnesium in modern day research-A review

Magnesium is one of the largely available elements in the earth's crust. It has a low structural density with high specific strength. This unique material property has forced an increase in the use...

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Latest research advances on magnesium and magnesium alloys worldwide

In the past two years, significant progresses have been achieved in high-performance cast and wrought magnesium and magnesium alloys, magnesium-based composites, advanced cast technologies, advanced...

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Magnesium casting technology for structural applications

This paper summarizes the melting and casting processes for magnesium alloys. It also reviews the historical development of magnesium castings and their structural uses in the western world since 1921...

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Research advances in magnesium and magnesium alloys worldwide in 2020

Research on magnesium alloys continues to attract great attention, with more than 3000 papers on magnesium and magnesium alloys published and indexed in SCI in 2020 alone. The results of bibliometric...

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Biodegradable Mg alloys for orthopedic implants – A review

The last decade has seen a significant growth in the market for alloys used for implants, especially for those intended for orthopedic implants. Research into biodegradable magnesium-based alloys has...

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Research advances of magnesium and magnesium alloys worldwide in 2021

More than 4000 papers in the field of Mg and Mg alloys were published and indexed in Web of Science (WoS) Core Collection database in 2021. The bibliometric analyses indicate that the microstructure,...

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Review of magnesium-based biomaterials and their applications

In biomedical applications, the conventionally used metallic materials, including stainless steel, Co-based alloys and Ti alloys, often times exhibit unsatisfactory results such as stress shielding...

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Mg-based materials for hydrogen storage

Over the last decade's magnesium and magnesium based compounds have been intensively investigated as potential hydrogen storage as well as thermal energy storage materials due to their abundance and...

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Recent progress and perspectives in additive manufacturing of magnesium alloys

Magnesium alloys remain critical in the context of light-weighting and advanced devices. The increased utilisation of magnesium (Mg) each year reveals growing demand for its Mg-based alloys. Additive...

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A review on thermal conductivity of magnesium and its alloys

This review summarizes recent researching works the thermal conductivity of Mg–Zn, Mg–Al, Mg–Mn and Mg–RE alloys. Solute atoms, heat treatment, deformation and temperature, which have significant influence...

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Magnesium-based biomaterials as emerging agents for bone repair and regeneration: from mechanism to application

Magnesium (Mg) is the fourth most abundant element in the human body and is important in terms of specific osteogenesis functions. Here, we provide a comprehensive review of the use of magnesium-based...

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A comprehensive review on biocompatible Mg-based alloys as temporary orthopaedic implants: Current status, challenges, and future prospects

Mg and its alloys are drawing huge attention since the last two decades as a viable option for temporary implants applications. A commendable progress has already been made in the development of these...

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Thermodynamics and kinetics of hydriding and dehydriding reactions in Mg-based hydrogen storage materials

Mg-based materials are one of the most promising hydrogen storage candidates due to their high hydrogen storage capacity, environmental benignity, and high Clarke number characteristics. However, the...

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Advances in hydroxyapatite coatings on biodegradable magnesium and its alloys

Magnesium is a candidate metal for biodegradable implant applications for its biodegradation tendency and excellent biocompatibility. Unfortunately, the high degradation rate of magnesium and also its...

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Overview of advancement and development trend on magnesium alloy

Magnesium alloys are characterized by their low density (approximately 1.8 g/cm3 for magnesium alloys), high strength, large modulus of elasticity, good heat dissipation, good shock absorption, greater...

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Plasma electrolytic oxidation of magnesium and its alloys: Mechanism, properties and applications

Plasma Electrolyte Oxidation (PEO) process has increasingly been employed to improve magnesium surface properties by fabrication of an MgO-based coating. Originating from conventional anodizing procedures,...

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A review on electromagnetic shielding magnesium alloys

Electromagnetic waves generated by electronic equipment are widely present in all living and working spaces because of the rapid development of electronic products and frequent use of digital systems....

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Introduction to magnesium alloy processing technology and development of low-cost stir casting process for magnesium alloy and its composites

This paper presents the processing of magnesium alloys and its composite through different stir casting technologies. Design and development of stir casting technology that is suitable for processing...

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Magnesium matrix composite reinforced by nanoparticles – A review

Significant progress has been made in magnesium-based composites during recent decades, especially for the appearance of magnesium matrix composite reinforced by nanoparticles. The nanoparticles added...

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Laser additive manufacturing of biodegradable Mg-based alloys for biomedical applications: A review

Metallic implants are widely used in internal fixation of bone fracture in surgical treatment. They are mainly used for providing mechanical support and stability during bone reunion, which usually...

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Recent developments and applications on high-performance cast magnesium rare-earth alloys

During the past decades, with the increasing demands in lightweight structural materials, Mg alloys with low density and high performance have been extensively investigated and partly applied in some...

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Advances in coatings on biodegradable magnesium alloys

The clinic applications of bioabsorbable magnesium (Mg) and its alloys have been significantly restricted owing to their poor corrosion resistance. Besides elemental alloying, surface modification and...

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Towards developing Mg alloys with simultaneously improved strength and corrosion resistance via RE alloying

Magnesium (Mg) alloys have received an increasing interest in the past two decades for their tremendous application potential. The strength and corrosion resistance levels of common Mg alloys are still...

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Severe plastic deformation (SPD) of biodegradable magnesium alloys and composites: A review of developments and prospects

The use of magnesium in orthopedic and cardiovascular applications has been widely attracted by diminishing the risk of abnormal interaction of the implant with the body tissue and eliminating the second...

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Magnesium based implants for functional bone tissue regeneration – A review

Magnesium (Mg) has emerged as one of the third-generation biomaterials for regeneration and support of functional bone tissue. Mg is a better choice over permanent implants such as titanium, stainless...

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