two-photon polymerization

Smallest 3D Printed Boat Yields Possibilities for Nanotechnology

We’ve seen some big 3D printed Benchy boats before, but I bet you’ve never seen one this small! A team of researchers from Leiden University in the Netherlands have published…

3D Printing News Briefs, September 26, 2020: Nanoscribe, Azul 3D, Arburg

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re talking about a new material, a little business, and an industry event. Nanoscribe has introduced a new photoresin with special properties for microoptical…

Purdue University Researchers 3D Printing Microrobots with Integrated Color

Researchers from the School of Mechanical Engineering at Purdue University have developed an innovative new patterning approach for applications like drug delivery in biomedical applications. Detailing their research in the…

Understanding Two-Photon Polymerization for Biomedical Applications

Specialized methods, like two-photon polymerization (2PP), are a powerful technology to fabricate 3D micro and nanostructures, with applications in quantum technology innovation, 3D printed micro-optics, microfluidic devices, biomedicine, electronics, communications…

Nanoscribe’s New Printing Material for Life Science Applications

At one of the world’s leading photonics, laser, and biomedical optics conference taking place right now in San Fransisco, California, the SPIE BiOS and Photonics West conference, German-based two-photon polymerization…

3D Printing Microneedles for Biomedical Applications

In the recently published ‘Biocompatible 3D Printed Microneedles for Transdermal, Intradermal, and Percutaneous Applications,’ authors Khalil Moussi, Abdullah Bukhamsin, Tania Hidalgo, and Jurgen Kosel explore the use of microneedles in…

Germany: Two-Photon Polymerization 3D Printing with a Microchip Laser

Laser additive manufacturing technology is growing more prevalent around the world for industrial uses, leading researchers to investigate further in relation to polymerization, with findings outlined in the recently published…

Purdue University: 3D Printing Nanoantenna Arrays for Metasurfaces

Jithin Prabha of Purdue University explores AM processes using 2 photon polymerization, useful for a variety of applications such as optics, along with metamaterials and surfaces, microfluidics, tissue engineering and…

Two-Photon Polymerization Produces 3D Printed Microrobots

Light is an important part of 3D printing; in almost every version of the technology, light is what solidifies the material into layers to create an object. It can also…

Student Uses Nanoscribe Technology to Investigate 3D Printed Microstructures for Optics in Thesis

German 3D printer manufacturer Nanoscribe specializes in 3D micro and nano printing, and its Photonic Professional GT 3D printer, which uses a two-photon polymerization process, was used in two life sciences…

Nanoscribe 3D Printing and Integrating Microscopic Components Directly onto Integrated Circuits

While 3D printing is capable of fabricating large objects, bigger isn’t always better in this industry…a notion that Nanoscribe is very familiar with. The German 3D printer manufacturer is an expert…

French Artist Presents the Tiniest 3D Printed Self-Portrait You’ve Ever Seen (Or Not Seen)

There’s something magnificent about a mural or a massive statue, but when it comes to art, bigger does not always mean better. In fact, some of the most remarkable pieces…

Nanoscribe’s Photonic Professional GT 3D Printer Put to Use in Life Sciences Studies on 3D Printed Micro-Objects

We often see 3D printing technology used in science and medical fields such as drug discovery, neuroscience, and regenerative medicine, for applications ranging from 3D printing pills and making hearing aids to developing…

Nanoscribe Combines 3D Micro-Printing Technology and Conventional Series Production

I’d be lying if I said that nanotechnology and 3D micro printing didn’t completely astound me – it’s amazing that objects which are so tiny can be so valuable. Nanoprinting…

Researchers Develop New Water-Soluble Photoinitiators for 3D Printing

Medical 3D printing has made great strides, but there’s still a very long way to go before we reach the day when we can actually 3D print working organs and…

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…

LLNL Researchers Make Progress Using 3D Printing for Material Strength Testing

A lot of the science behind 3D printing is intensive study of material properties, especially when it comes to industrial additive manufacturing. Some of the most advanced research of materials…

Ultra-High Resolution 3D Printing at the Micro-Scale with Nanoscribe

Despite what the smartphone wars tell us, the trend of making things smaller has been almost continuous since the very first electronics were developed. It just makes sense to make…

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…

Nanoscribe Unveils Complete Micro-Level 3D Printing Solution with Photonic GT 3D Printer, Software & Materials

From nano to mega, our culture tends to like extremes when it comes to the latest and greatest in consumerism. And with 3D printing, we’ve hit the technological extreme just…