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I am open to PhD applications in the fields of: - Bioresorbable Biomaterials, processing, evaluation and optimising - Tissue Scaffold fabrication methods - Orthopaedic fixation devices - Biodegradable polymers

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1998

Application of MIE theory to opacification of zircon glazes.

Buchanan, F., 1998, In : British Ceramic Transactions. 97 no 2, 2, p. 83-86 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)
1999

Influence of packaging conditions on the properties of gamma irradiated UHMWPE following accelerated ageing.

Buchanan, F., May 1999, In : Biomaterials. 20, 9, p. 823-837 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

37 Citations (Scopus)
2001

Interlaboratory Reproducibility of Standard Accelerated aging Methods for Oxidation of UHMWPE

Buchanan, F., 2001, In : Biomaterials. 22 (13), 13, p. 1731-1737 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

45 Citations (Scopus)

Interlaboratory Studies to Determine Optimal Methods for Measuring the Oxidation of UHMWPE

Buchanan, F., 2001, In : Biomaterials. 22(21), p. 2875-2881 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The effect of accelerated ageing on the wear of UHMWPE

Buchanan, F., 2001, In : Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine. 12, part 10/12, p. 1043-1048 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2002

Analysis of variables influencing the accelerated ageing behaviour of Ultra-High molecular weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE)

Lu, S., Orr, J. & Buchanan, F., 2002, In : Polymer Testing. 21 No 6, 6, p. 623-631 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Citations (Scopus)

Interlaboratory validation of Oxidation-Index measurement methods for UHMWPE after long-term shelf aging.

Kurtz, S. M., Muratoglu, O. K., Gsell, R., Greer, K., Shen, F. W., Cooper, C., Buchanan, F., Spiegelberg, S., Yau, S. S. & Edidin, A. A., 2002, In : Journal of Biomedical Materials Research. 63 (1), 1, p. 15-23 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Citations (Scopus)

Microabrasion : A novel method to assess surface degradation of UHMWPE following sterilisation and ageing

Buchanan, F. & Shipway, P., 01 Jan 2002, In : Biomaterials. 23(1), 1, p. 93-100 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Citations (Scopus)
2003
20 Citations (Scopus)

The Influence of Processing and Sterilisation on the Properties of Poly-A-Caprolactone

Weir, N. A., Buchanan, F., Orr, J. & Farrar, D. F., 2003, In : Plastics, Rubber And Composites: Macromolecular Engineering. 32, no.6, p. 265-270 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2004
116 Citations (Scopus)

Degradation of poly-L-lactide. Part2 : increased temperature accelerated degradation

Weir, N. A., Buchanan, F., Orr, J., Dickson, G. R. & Farrar, D. F., Jul 2004, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part H: Journal of Engineering in Medicine. 218 (5), 5, p. 321-330 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

100 Citations (Scopus)

MEASUREMENT OF MOLECULAR ORIENTATION ON UHMWPE SOCKETS USING FTIR

Davey, S. M., Orr, J., Buchanan, F., Nixon, J. R. & Bennett, D., 2004, In : Strain: International Journal for Strain Management. 40, p. 203-210 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Citations (Scopus)

Processing, Annealing and Sterilisation of Poly-L-Lactide.

Weir, N. A., Buchanan, F., Orr, J., Farrar, D. F. & Boyd, A., Aug 2004, In : Biomaterials. 25(18), 18, p. 3939-3949 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

122 Citations (Scopus)
2005

The Effect of Patient Gait on the Material Properties of UHMWPE in Hip Replacements

Davey, S. M., Orr, J., Buchanan, F., Bennett, D. & Nixon, J. R., Aug 2005, In : Biomaterials. 26(24), 24, p. 4993-5001 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Citations (Scopus)
2006

A Study on the Rate of Degradation of the Bioabsorbable Polymer Polyglycolic Acid (PGA).

Shawe, S., Buchanan, F., Harkin-Jones, E. & Farrar, D., Aug 2006, In : Journal of Materials Science. 41, 15, p. 4832-4838 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Citations (Scopus)
2007

Controlled degradation of the bioresorable polymer polycaprolactone

Little, U., Dickson, G., Buchanan, F., Jones, E. H. & Farrar, D., 2007, In : Abstracts Of Papers Of The American Chemical Society. 233

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Short fibre reinforcement of calcium phosphate bone cement

Gallagher, L., Jack, V., Dunne, N. & Buchanan, F., Jan 2007, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part H: Journal of Engineering in Medicine. 221, 2, p. 203-211 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Citations (Scopus)
2008
3 Citations (Scopus)

Calcium phosphate bioceramic derived from mineralised red algae for bone tissue application by low temperature exchange

Walsh, P., Buchanan, F., Walker, G., Dring, M. & Maggs, C., Jun 2008, In : TISSUE ENGINEERING PART A. 14, p. 707-707 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Development of composite tissue scaffolds containing naturally sourced mircoporous hydroxyapatite

Kusmanto, F., Walker, G., Gan, Q., Walsh, P., Buchanan, F., Dickson, G., McCaigue, M., Maggs, C. & Dring, M., 01 Jun 2008, In : Chemical Engineering Journal. 139, 2, p. 398-407 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

38 Citations (Scopus)

Development Of Composite Tissue Scaffolds Containing Naturally Sourced Mircoporous Hydroxy-Apatite

Kusmanto, F., Walker, G., Gan, Q., Walsh, P., Buchanan, F., Dickson, G., McCaigue, M., Maggs, C. & Dring, M., 2008, In : Chemical Engineering Journal. 139, p. 398-407 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

38 Citations (Scopus)
17 Citations (Scopus)

Low-pressure synthesis and characterisation of hydroxyapatite derived from mineralise red algae

Walsh, P., Buchanan, F., Dring, M., Maggs, C., Bell, S. & Walker, G., 15 Mar 2008, In : Chemical Engineering Journal. 137, 1, p. 173-179 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

41 Citations (Scopus)
2009

Accelerated degradation behaviour of poly(epsilon-caprolactone) via melt blending with poly(aspartic acid-co-lactide) (PAL)

Little, U., Buchanan, F., Harkin-Jones, E., McCaigue, M., Farrar, D. & Dickson, G., Feb 2009, In : Polymer Degradation and Stability. 94, 2, p. 213-220 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Citations (Scopus)

Surface modification of poly(ε-caprolactone) using a dielectric barrier discharge in atmospheric pressure glow discharge mode

Little, U., Buchanan, F., Harkin-Jones, E., Graham, B., Fox, B., Boyd, A., Meenan, B. & Dickson, G., Jul 2009, In : Acta Biomaterialia. 5, 6, p. 2025-2032 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 Citations (Scopus)
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The modification of PLA and PLGA using electron-beam radiation

Leonard, D. J., Pick, L. T., Farrar, D. F., Dickson, G. R., Orr, J. F. & Buchanan, F. J., 01 Jun 2009, In : Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A. 89A, 3, p. 567-574 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 Citations (Scopus)
2010
30 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Hydroxyapatite bone substitutes developed via replication of natural marine sponges

Cunningham, E., Dunne, N., Walker, G., Maggs, C., Wilcox, R. & Buchanan, F., Aug 2010, In : Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine. 21 (8), 8, p. 2255-2261 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Optimisation of the mechanical and handling properties of an injectable calcium phosphate cement

O'Hara, R., Buchanan, F., Orr, J., Wilcox, R., Barton, D. & Dunne, N., Aug 2010, In : Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine. 21 (8), p. 2299-2305 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Citations (Scopus)

Performance of calcium deficient hydroxyapatite-polyglycolic acid composites: An in vitro study

Dunne, N., Jack, V., O'Hara, R., Farrar, D. & Buchanan, F., Aug 2010, In : Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine. 21 , 8, p. 2263-2270

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Citations (Scopus)

Sintering of biphasic calcium phosphates

Brown, O., McAfee, M., Clarke, S. A. & Buchanan, F., 2010, In : Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine. 21, p. 2271-2279 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Citations (Scopus)
2011
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3 Citations (Scopus)

Comparative Characterisation of 3-D Hydroxyapatite Scaffolds Developed via Replication of Synthetic Polymer Foams and Natural Marine Sponges

Cunningham, E., Dunne, N., Clarke, S., Choi, S. Y., Walker, G., Wilcox, R., Unger, R. E., Buchanan, F. & Kirkpatrick, C. J., 22 Jul 2011, In : Journal of Tissue Science & Engineering. S1, 001, p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Designs from the deep: Marine organisms for bone tissue engineering

Clarke, S. A., Walsh, P., Maggs, C. A. & Buchanan, F., Nov 2011, In : Biotechnology Advances. 29, 6, p. 610-617 8 p.

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55 Citations (Scopus)
409 Downloads (Pure)

Through-thickness control of polymer bioresorption via electron beam irradiation

Cairns, M-L., Sykes, A., Dickson, G. R., Orr, J. F., Farrar, D., Dumba, A. & Buchanan, F. J., Feb 2011, In : Acta Biomaterialia. 7, 2, p. 548-557 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Citations (Scopus)
20 Downloads (Pure)
2012

Development of a bovine collagen-apatitic calcium phosphate cement for potential fracture treatment through vertebroplasty

O'Hara, R. M., Orr, J. F., Buchanan, F. J., Wilcox, R. K., Barton, D. C. & Dunne, N. J., Nov 2012, In : Acta Biomaterialia. 8, 11, p. 4043-4052 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Citations (Scopus)

Identification of a suitable sterilisation method for collagen derived from a marine Demosponge

Palmer, I., Clarke, S. A., Nelson, J., Schatton, W., Dunne, N. J. & Buchanan, F., 2012, In : International Journal of Nano and Biomaterials. 4, 2, p. 148-163 16 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)
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The potential of electron beam radiation for simultaneous surface modification and bioresorption control of PLLA

Cairns, M-L., Dickson, G. R., Orr, J. F., Farrar, D., Hardacre, C., Sa, J., Lemoine, P., Mughal, M. Z. & Buchanan, F. J., Sep 2012, In : Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A. 100A, 9, p. 2223-2229 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)
2013

Development of calcium phosphate cement for the augmentation of traumatically fractured porcine specimens using vertebroplasty

Tarsuslugil, S. M., O'Hara, R. M., Dunne, N. J., Buchanan, F. J., Orr, J. F., Barton, D. C. & Wilcox, R. K., 22 Feb 2013, In : Journal of Biomechanics. 46, 4, p. 711-715

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23 Citations (Scopus)
153 Downloads (Pure)

Effects of Heat Treatment on the Mechanical and Degradation Properties of 3D-Printed Calcium-Sulphate-Based Scaffolds

Zhou, Z., Mitchell, C. A., Buchanan, F. J. & Dunne, N. J., 2013, In : ISRN Biomaterials. 2013, 10 p., 750720.

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