3D Printed Microbatteries Smaller than a Grain of Sand

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The revolutionary technology behind 3D-printed car parts, food and guns can also be used to print batteries smaller than a grain of sand.

Scientists have developed a new 3D printer design using electrochemically active ink that builds lithium-ion microbatteries, paving the way for a new generation of miniaturized high-powered electronics, from flying robot insects to medical implants.

Researchers from Harvard and the University of Illinois constructed the batteries from interlaced stacks of electrodes thinner than a human hair. Read more

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