Engineering

An inkjet printer to produce optical filters and mirrors

Telescopes, light barriers, cameras, laser measurement technology, or smartphones: In many devices and systems, optical filters ensure that light is reflected or transmitted depending on its wavelength. Researchers at Karlsruhe ...

Engineering

New 3D printing technology for controlling volume of molten metal

A research team led by Dr. Sang-woo Song, Dr. Chan-kyu Kim and Dr. Kang-myung Seo at the Department of Joining Technology of the Korea Institute of Materials Science (KIMS) has developed a foundational technology for controlling ...

Engineering

4D composite printing could improve the wings of drones

The aviation industry faces multiple pressures from higher fuel costs and increased scrutiny over the environmental and quality-of-life impacts from its aircraft. Researchers are looking for new methods of keeping expenses ...

Engineering

Using 3D printing for alloy materials innovation

While millions of people around the world enjoy renewed mobility from hip and knee replacements, many don't realize that the materials used in such implants have basically stayed the same since the 1960s.

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