Self-Assembling Patterns, Powered By Light

11.10.2011 |

Researchers from NC State have developed a simple way to convert two-dimensional patterns into three-dimensional objects using only light. This demonstration video is pretty cool. An overview of the work is available here. The related paper, published in Soft Matter, is available here.

One Response to “Self-Assembling Patterns, Powered By Light”

  1. Andrew Light says:

    This is unbelievable. Just read throught the overview and it’s just brilliant. I wonder how this could be implemented in industry such as in packaging?

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