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Applied Physics A

, Volume 99, Issue 4, pp 763–766 | Cite as

Direct fabrication of electrically functional microstructures by fully voltage-controlled electrohydrodynamic jet printing of silver nano-ink

  • Ke WangEmail author
  • John P. W. Stark
Article

Abstract

We report electrohydrodynamic jet (E-jet) printing of a commercialised silver nano-ink in fully voltage-controlled fashion. Metallic pads and conducting tracks with hundred-micron feature size were drop-on-demands produced on Si substrates. Layer-by-layer printing was further performed, demonstrating a capability in creating 3D multistructures. Planar pattern with a large inductance of 2.5 μH and an excellent resistivity of 4.2×10−8 Ω m was fabricated, showing a true inductive device. Our result demonstrates a feasibility of E-jet printing in the application of smart electronic devices fabrication.

Keywords

Solid Freeform Fabrication Planar Pattern Large Inductance Printing System Direct Fabrication 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Engineering and Materials ScienceQueen Mary, University of LondonLondonUK

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