3d printed nanostructures

3D Nanoprinting Using Charged Aerosol Focusing

In a paper entitled “Three-dimensional nanoprinting via charged aerosol focusing,” a group of researchers describes a 3D nanoprinting method to create versatile nanostructures that cannot easily be created with existing…

Ireland: Researchers Use 3D Printed Templates to Control and Tune Metallic Nanostructures

Metallic architectures with nanoscale features are in high demand because of their unique electrical and optical properties, but aren’t the easiest to fabricate…unless 3D printing comes into play, of course….

Research Team Achieves On-Demand 3D Nanoprinting of Pure Metal Structures with Direct-Writing Method

Have you ever wanted your own tiny 3D printed magic wand? While we unfortunately can’t offer you the real thing, we can tell you about a 3D shape made out…

Jilin University Researchers Use 3D Printing to Replicate Complex Structures Found in Nature

3D printing may be one of the newest methods of fabrication, but in many cases, it also takes cues from the oldest fabrication techniques in the world – older than…

Nanoscribe 3D Prints Micro-Optics at the Nanoscale

Two areas that are emerging in 3D printing are optics and nanoprinting. Companies such as LuXeXceL are pioneering 3D printing optically clear parts for LED arrays and other applications. Meanwhile…

3D Printing on the Nanoscale: 3D Laser Lithography Produces Improved Micro- and Nano-Optics

The things that can be done with 3D printing never cease to amaze. To the casual observer with only a passing knowledge of the technology, it appears on the surface…

EPFL Researchers 3D Print Atomic Microscopy Sensors at the Nanoscale

Thanks to 3D printing, the world of high-resolution microscopy is about to be elevated further. Delving into those nanos (smaller than small) that we hear so much about today, and…

Plasmonics: Nanoscribe Photonic Professional GT 3D Printer Allows for Innovative Solutions

Are you still wrapping your mind around the world of nanotechnology—and wondering why exactly it is that those brilliant minds in research labs around the world aren’t content enough just…

ORNL Researchers Improve 3D Printing at the Nanoscale with Simulation Guided Process

You may have noticed that 3D printing seems to be getting bigger and bigger by many accounts, from 3D printed cars to buildings, and even entire villages. As the skill and…

Virginia Tech Researchers Use 3D Printing to Scale Nanotechnology Up & Harness Special Mechanical Properties

You would be hard pressed today to find a technology more versatile than 3D printing. Making significant impacts that span nearly every industry worldwide, whether you are considering dental 3D…

Nanoscribe Holds First-Ever User Meeting in US at Harvard University

In an industry where a majority of involved innovators are focused on making 3D printing technology better through making it bigger, the German-based company Nanoscribe GmbH is proving that printing at…

BNNTs: Canada’s NRC Sees Future for Boron Nitride Nanotubes in 3D Printing Due to High Heat Tolerance

One of the most topical misconceptions about 3D printing today is that all you can produce are little plastic parts. From your desktop at home that may be what you…

Chinese President Receives a Microscopic 3D Printed Great Wall of China

The Great Wall of China is estimated to be over 13,000 miles long, and, at its tallest, is about 26 feet high. It’s hard to believe that something so massive…

For the Plight of the Elephant: Artist Jonty Hurwitz Takes to the 3D Printed NanoScale Again with ‘The Fragile Giant’

Artist Jonty Hurwitz has created a 3D printed elephant. And while that alone may be enough to gain your attention, the one he’s created will have you squinting–in amazement. Fabricated…

3D Printed Nanostructures so Cheap They Could be Done in Your Garage

It’s called ‘nanolithography,’ and researchers say it’s a process which takes advantage of transparent nanoscale spheres to build three-dimensional structures aimed at creating pieces for electronic, biomedical, and perhaps even…