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Nanostructures with applications in infrared and terahertz ranges

Nanostructures with applications in infrared and terahertz ranges | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
Scientists have created a compound semiconductor of nearly perfect quality with embedded nanostructures containing ordered lines of atoms that can manipulate light energy in the mid-infrared range. More efficient solar cells, less risky and higher resolution biological imaging, and the ability to transmit massive amounts of data at higher speeds are only a few applications that this unique semiconductor will be able to support.

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3D-Materials create and manufacture Advanced Photopolymer Resins

3D-Materials create and manufacture Advanced Photopolymer Resins | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it

3D-Materials create and manufacture Advanced Photopolymer Resins for stereolithography 3D printers using Laser or DLP systems

 

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3D printing used to create 4D airway splint, saving three babies from imminent death

3D printing used to create 4D airway splint, saving three babies from imminent death | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
A 3D printer was used to create a medical device being called a 4D airway, which saved the lives of three baby boys with life-threatening breathing problems. This amazing new medical implant is designed to change shape as the child grows and help them keep breathing.
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Livermore researchers create energy-storing 3D printed liquid smoke aerogel

Livermore researchers create energy-storing 3D printed liquid smoke aerogel | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
Aerogel, which is called “Liquid Smoke”, is a synthetic porous ultralight material that’s aderived from gel.
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ACES and UOW Developing 3D Printing Materials with a Fourth Dimension

ACES and UOW Developing 3D Printing Materials with a Fourth Dimension | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
By Andrew Wheeler
4D printing? Is such a thing even possible? According to ARC Center of Excellence for Electromaterials Science (ACES) and the University of Wollongong (UOW), it is…kind of.
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3D printed pelvis replica aids Chinese doctors in successful hip surgery

3D printed pelvis replica aids Chinese doctors in successful hip surgery | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
Now, doctors at the Fifth Affiliated Hospital of Xinjiang Medical University in Xinjiang, China have figured out how to use the technology to aid them in what is considered to be a highly-complex surgical procedure: hip-replacement surgery for a...
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27-year-old tumor patient in China is given a new titanium shoulder, thanks to 3D printing

27-year-old tumor patient in China is given a new titanium shoulder, thanks to 3D printing | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
A young woman has recently undergone a high-risk surgery in a hospital in South China to replace her scapula with a titanium replica.
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New photolithographic technology uses oxygen inhibitors to build 3D printed microstructures

New photolithographic technology uses oxygen inhibitors to build 3D printed microstructures | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
It should come with little surprise that as existing technologies such as computer chips and materials are being increasingly manufactured at nanoscale-sizes, so too are additive manufacturing processes.
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MIT student beats cancer, shares his data and experience with digital models and 3D prints

MIT student beats cancer, shares his data and experience with digital models and 3D prints | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
When it comes to the list of examples of how additive manufacturing is revolutionizing the medical industry, it seems like every week we’re presented with an entirely-new breakthrough.
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Russian scientists create 3D printed ‘bio-cement’ that regenerates human bone tissue

Russian scientists create 3D printed ‘bio-cement’ that regenerates human bone tissue | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
Russian scientists have developed a biological material known as 'bone cement' that is derived from animal bones can be 3D printed into bone fractures, aiding the body to heal faster and eventually dissolving into the patient's own tissue, leaving no traces behind.
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VU Medical Center Amsterdam to 3D print cartilage implants for noses and ears

VU Medical Center Amsterdam to 3D print cartilage implants for noses and ears | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
Medical applications of 3D printing technology have been very successful in recent months, so it’s unsurprising that many experts are already predicting a very bright future for 3D printing technology in the medical industry.
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Global 3D printing market surpasses $3.3 billion in 2014, up 34% from 2013

Global 3D printing market surpasses $3.3 billion in 2014, up 34% from 2013 | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
Market revenue from 3D printers and materials and services grew to US$3.3 billion last year in a 34% increase from 2013, according to the research firm Canalys.
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New Balance uses 3D printing to make custom spiked running shoes

New Balance uses 3D printing to make custom spiked running shoes | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
While several attempts have been made at 3D printing footwear, most of these had strictly noble intentions such as reducing waste.
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Chinese scientists successfully tested biodegradable 3D printed artificial bone on rabbits

Chinese scientists successfully tested biodegradable 3D printed artificial bone on rabbits | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
Medical applications of 3D printing technology have been widely successful in recent months.
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Dutch scientists develop 3D printed fiber structures for bone cartilage repair on a large scale

Dutch scientists develop 3D printed fiber structures for bone cartilage repair on a large scale | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
It looks like 3D printed medical applications are spreading to every corner of academic hospitals, and I’m not just talking about 3D printed implants or prostheses.
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Researchers used 4D printing to create a valve that opens and contracts according to water temperature

Researchers used 4D printing to create a valve that opens and contracts according to water temperature | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
Researchers from the University of Wollongong in Australia have now created something very remarkable: a 4D printed a valve that automatically opens and contracts when exposed to either water or to high temperatures.
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3D printing technology successfully used to guide a complex liver resection in China

3D printing technology successfully used to guide a complex liver resection in China | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
3D printing technology is really making a name for itself in the medical world.
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Viscoelastic Printhead Yields Promise for Multimaterial 3D Printing

Viscoelastic Printhead Yields Promise for Multimaterial 3D Printing | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
By Michael Molitch-Hou While researchers like Hod Lipson are working on advanced multimaterial 3D printing techniques behind institutional doors, Harvard’s Jennifer Lewis is advancing 3D printing technologies on both the commercial and the academic...
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Dutch scientists develop 3D printed ‘light traps’ to make solar cells more efficient than ever

Dutch scientists develop 3D printed ‘light traps’ to make solar cells more efficient than ever | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
Physicists from the University of Utrecht in the Netherlands have developed a very interesting 3D printing application that can revolutionize the availability of environmentally-friendly energy.
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United Nude exhibits 3D printed shoes by Zaha Hadid and Ben van Berkel in Milan

United Nude exhibits 3D printed shoes by Zaha Hadid and Ben van Berkel in Milan | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
While 3D printed outfits and accessories have been revolutionizing fashion runways all over the world for a while now, we’ve heard surprisingly little from the world’s shoe designers.
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Four year old boy is given a very lifelike 3D printed prosthetic ear

Four year old boy is given a very lifelike 3D printed prosthetic ear | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
Medical applications of 3D printing technology have been very successful in recent months, so it’s unsurprising that many experts are already predicting a very bright future for 3D printing technology in the medical industry.
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2015 Roundup Of 3D Printing Market Forecasts And Estimates

2015 Roundup Of 3D Printing Market Forecasts And Estimates | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
Manufacturers across a broad spectrum of industries including automotive, aerospace, dental, discrete, high tech, and medical products are all actively piloting and using 3D printing technologies today. Prototyping continues to dominate the reasons why enterprises pursue 3D printing, with the opportunity of improving new product development and time-to-market being long-term [...]
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Chinese company Prismlab unveils super-fast SLA 3D printer, can print 2,712 cm3 in just 1 hour

Chinese company Prismlab unveils super-fast SLA 3D printer, can print 2,712 cm3 in just 1 hour | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
Although we’ve been hearing about new 3D printers coming out on a seemingly weekly basis over the past few years, very little has dramatically changed in terms of cost or speed.
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Hong Kong researchers use 3D printing to develop surgical breakthrough for orbital eye operations

Hong Kong researchers use 3D printing to develop surgical breakthrough for orbital eye operations | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
Despite years of practice and technological breakthroughs, surgeries involving the eye and surrounding area have been among the more challenging surgical procedures due to the sensitive nature of the eyeball and value of sight for the patient.
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Italian designer develops new 3D printing filament Agridust made from food waste

Italian designer develops new 3D printing filament Agridust made from food waste | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
We have been eagerly anticipating all the interesting food 3D printing innovations that 2015 could bring us for a while now, as numerous 3D food printers are scheduled for release, but Italian designer Marina Ceccolini has developed a product that...
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Qingdao Unique to 3D print skin and corneas within one year

Qingdao Unique to 3D print skin and corneas within one year | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
While numerous commercial and academic initiatives all over the world are working on exciting and innovative 3D bioprinting applications, few have been as successful as Qingdao Unique.
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Japanese start-up Exii unveils latest Handiii: a myoelectric 3d printed prosthetic hand

Japanese start-up Exii unveils latest Handiii: a myoelectric 3d printed prosthetic hand | 3D_Materials journal | Scoop.it
The availability of affordable 3D printed prosthetics, that are easy to customize, repair, replace and adjust, has been surging in recent years.
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