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Table 1 Fluoride ion content, unit cell parameters, and ζ-potential of F-HAp and HAp

From: Evaluation of fluorinated hydroxyapatite nanoparticles as an antibacterial material for catheter coating

SampleFluoride ion content (%) **Unit cell parametersζ-potential (mV)
FeedMeasureda-axis (Å)c-axis (Å)
NHAp*009.4396.8951.43
F(30)-HAp30249.4316.886−0.32
F(50)-HAp50529.4076.905−1.63
F(100)-HAp100849.3826.892−21.1
  1. *NHAp refers to normal hydroxyapatite
  2. **Fluoride ion content (%) shows [F/(F+OH) ×100] in Ca10(PO4)6OH2-xFx