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Research Team from Tufts University Improves Metamaterial-Usage With Inkjet Technology

Symbol image for printed specific electrode patterns for the generation of microwave resonators

A team of engineers of the Boston Tufts University is turning to inkjet printing technology to improve the established use of metamaterials for mobile, communications and medical devices. As they are more amenable to the resolution of common fabrication methods, these changes might even create new options for the development of metamaterials for visible light.

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Future Links November 21st 2014

Here are our daily links with the most important news from the printing industry. Today they feature the benefits of 3D printing in product development, Cambrian Genomics new financing round, the 13th stop of the Image to Print roadshow, the industry’s preparation for new EU packaging regulations, new business models for digital textile printing, a report about the global screen printing machine industry and a new ink that changes colors when the humidity changes.

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Combating the Coffee-Ring Effect With New Printing Technique For Electronics

The coffee-ring effect is something we can observe every day. But what is just a slight annoyance for us, is a challenging issue for scientists. Now, a team of researchers has found a way to combat the hindering effect with new inks, thereby enabling large-scale printing of electronic devices with simple inkjet technology.

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Future Links CW 5: Printed Electronics Edition


Printed electronics and functional printing are booming. This is why our weekly future links are all about current developments in this sector. We featured a new centre for printed electronics in Durham, a new 3D-printed series of multi-layered rigid PCBs with flexible conductive connectors, lightweight flexible solar modules and a review of flexible and printed electronics in 2016.

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Where printed electronics meet the world of fashion

A lot has been written about functional clothing with integrated printed electronics yet not too many shorts or shirts with sensors have appeared on the shelves of sporting goods stores. The Canadian-based AIA Labs/Myant is trying to change that. The company puts electronics and textile design, development and production under one roof, thus ensuring that all parts of the process are working together toward the desired solution.

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Future Links March 23rd

Here are our daily links with the most important news from the printing industry. Today they feature a new method to print nanomaterials, an expected decline in 3D printer prices, HP’s wide range of products and services for drupa 2016, Domino’s texture features, award-winning packaging designs, Highcon’s plans for drupa 2016 and the increasing popularity of sustainable packaging in the Asia-Pacific region.

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