Recent development and applications of advanced materials via direct ink writing

Tsang, Alpha Chi Him, Zhang, Jintao, Hui, Kwun Nam, Hui, Kwan San ORCID: and Huang, Haibao (2022) Recent development and applications of advanced materials via direct ink writing. Advanced Materials Technologies, 7 (7). ISSN 2365-709X

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Direct ink writing (DIW), a type of extrusion-based 3D printing method, enables the rapid design and building of size- and shape-scalable 3D structures in a low-cost and green manner without the need for specific size reactors and secondary substrates compared to traditional synthesis methods. Coupling the use of sol-gel inks with optimized rheological properties (elastoviscosity and shear stress) and a wide range of nanomaterials enhances the mechanical and electrical conductivity of printed products. In this review, the recent development in DIW methods, critical requirements for printable DIW inks, and applications of DIW-printed products in medical, energy storage, and environmental treatment are reviewed. A perspective outlook associated with limitations from current DIW research is proposed for the breakthrough development of such technology in the future.

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Additional Information: Funding Information: This work described in this paper was substantially supported by the Hong Kong‐Scotland Partners in Post Doctoral Research Scheme under the Research Grants Council of Hong Kong and the Scotland Government (S‐HKU702/15), the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) and the Research Grants Council (RGC) of Hong Kong Joint Research Scheme (No. 51561165015 and No.N_HKU718/15), NSFC (21677179), the Guangdong Special Fund for Science & Technology Development (Hong Kong Technology Cooperation Funding Scheme) (No. 2016A050503022), the Innovation Platform Construction of Guangdong and Hong Kong (No. 2017B050504001), Guangzhou Science and Technology Project (No. 201504301654288), the Key Fundamental Research Fund for the Central Universities (17lgjc17) and the National Key Research and Development Program of China (No. 2016YFC0204800), the Science and Technology Development Fund, Macau SAR (File no. 0191/2017/A3, 0041/2019/A1, 0046/2019/AFJ, 0021/2019/AIR), University of Macau (File no. MYRG2017‐00216‐FST, MYRG2018‐00192‐IAPME and MYRG2020‐00187‐IAPME), and the UEA funding. Publisher Copyright: © 2022 Wiley-VCH GmbH.
Uncontrolled Keywords: 3d printing,biomedical,energy,nanomaterials gel,photocatalysts,materials science(all),mechanics of materials,industrial and manufacturing engineering ,/dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/2500
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Science > School of Engineering
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Date Deposited: 25 Apr 2024 10:32
Last Modified: 25 Apr 2024 10:32
DOI: 10.1002/admt.202101358


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