Inkjet printed lasers

Scientists have developed a technique that uses an inkjet printer to make lasers—which could lead to a future filled with cheap laser-driven displays and smart surfaces.

A team of scientists from the University of Cambridge has used liquid crystals in place of ink in order to print tiny dots onto a specially coated surface. Once everything dries, the dots become lasers.


You can read the full article over at Gizmodo.

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