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Promise Of New Material For 3-D Shaping Shown With Charred Micro-bunny Sculpture
2013-05-29 15:16:18

The Optical Society Recipe for new resin suited to making electrodes uses lasers for molding into almost any 3-D shape Though its surface has been turned to carbon, the bunny-like features can still be easily observed with a microscope. This rabbit sculpture, the size of a typical bacterium, is one of several whimsical shapes created by a team of Japanese scientists using a new material that can be molded into complex, highly conductive 3-D structures with features just a few...

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