A proposed model for phase formation in the plasma sprayed HA coatings. The process stage depicts the various melt chemistries as a function of particle temperature. The microstructure depicts the different phases that can be formed in a lamella. Reprinted from Khor and Cheang (1993) with permission.
Dorozhkin Progress in Biomaterials 2012 1:1 doi:10.1186/2194-0517-1-1