Additive manufacturing (AM) represents a set of processes that enable layer by layer fabrication of complex 3D structures using a wide range of materials. Our facilities has in place the Nanoscribe, the world’s highest resolution 3D-printer capable of printing nano-scale structures.
The two-photon lithography system offers manufacturing of highly precise optical components
The features of this 3D-printer include: high-speed 3D Microfabrication, lateral feature sizes down to 160 nm, 3D design freedom, straightforward 3D printing workflow, large features solution set for millimeter-sized parts
Nanoscribe is capable of printing features that are of a micron level, whereas the other commercial 3D-printing technologies available till date can go up to 100s of microns resolution.
The nanoscribe printer is supported by EPSRC under the Strategic Equipment Grant TERRA (THz antEnna fabRication and measuRement fAcilities).
Nanoscribe Photonic Professional GT2
The Materials Laboratory hosts the world's highest resolution 3D-printer Nanoscribe and has the following objectives in collection.