Researchers from the University of Minnesota Twin Cities have developed a customised 3D printer capable of fully printing a flexible OLED display. Their study was recently published in Science Advances, a peer-reviewed scientific journal from the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
The team claims their findings could result in low-cost OLED displays in the future that could be widely produced using 3D printers by anyone at home instead of by technicians in microfabrication facilities.
“The nice part about our research is that the manufacturing is all built-in, so we’re not talking 20 years out with some ‘pie in the sky’ vision,” explained Michel Alpine, senior author of the study.
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