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MIT Engineers 3D Print Crystals from Billions of Colloids

Hanna Watkin
Published Aug 31, 2018

Engineers from MIT developed a new technique called the direct-write colloidal assembly process. It can build centimeter-high crystals made from billions of individual colloids. They did this by uniting the principles of 3D printing and self-assembly.

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