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The ability to print pre-assembled optical and electronic structures with high resolution would greatly reduce the cost of a number of technologies. A printing method that uses a nanoparticle ink moves closer towards this goal.

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Figure 1: A soft-lithography printing process for making metal structures with high resolution.


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Liddle, J. Available in print. Nature Nanotech 2, 533–534 (2007) doi:10.1038/nnano.2007.281

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