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3D printing of hydrogel electronics

An embedded 3D printing technique — which uses an alginate–polyacrylamide hydrogel supporting matrix and a conductive silver–hydrogel ink — can be used to fabricate hydrogel electronic devices containing various different embedded circuits.

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Fig. 1: Embedded 3D printing of all-hydrogel electronic devices.


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Qu, S. 3D printing of hydrogel electronics. Nat Electron 5, 838–839 (2022).

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