Using an inkjet to print flexible sensors? Yep.

Inkjet Printing of Flexible Electronics for Body-Worn Medical Devices (via Medgadget).



Liquid metal nanoparticles that are mechanically sintered at and below room temperature are introduced. This material can be sintered globally on large areas of entire deposits or locally to create liquid traces within deposits. The metallic nanoparticles are fabricated by dispersing a liquid metal in a carrier solvent via sonication. The resulting dispersion is compatible with inkjet printing, a process not applicable to the bulk liquid metal in air.



David G. Armstrong

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