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April 18, 2007

Printing electronics from an ordinary ink jet printer

From New Scientist, A standard office printer loaded with silver nitrate and vitamin C can print electronic circuits Printing conductive polymer ink or pastes containing graphite or metal particles are two existing options.


A standard office printer loaded with silver nitrate and vitamin C can produce (clockwise from top-left) mobile phone antennas, circuits, RFID chips and inductive coils on a range of surfaces (Image: IOP/University of Leeds)

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