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Spot On: Printing flexible electronics one nanodot at a time

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12:20pm, September 12, 2007

Plastic displays, solar cells, and other kinds of gadgets are attractive for their flexibility and potential low cost. But they rely on materials—polymers, nanoparticles, and carbon nanotubes—that are incompatible with manufacturing processes designed for silicon-based devices. Now, researchers have developed a printing process that could make possible mass production of plastic electronic devices.

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