The first fully 3D printed LED’s really exist and they are out there!

3D printed LED'S

The first fully 3D printed LED’s do really exist and they are out there! Developing the capability to 3D print various materials could enable the free form generation of active electronics in unique functional, interwoven architectures. Achieving such a seamless integration of a diversity of materials with 3D printing is a significant challenge that requires overcoming discrepancies in material properties in addition to ensuring that all the materials are compatible with the process. 3D printing Quantum Dot LED’s: a myth or reality? Continue reading “The first fully 3D printed LED’s really exist and they are out there!”

From world’s first fully 3D-printed LED to bionic implants

Researchers led by Assistant Professor Michael McAlpine at Princeton University have fabricated the world’s first fully 3D printed light-emitting diodes. The process involves interweaving printable electrodes, polymers, and semiconductors, all of which are suspended in solvents to prevent the materials from bleeding into each other, during the printing process. Continue reading “From world’s first fully 3D-printed LED to bionic implants”