About The Author

Bart Raeymaekers is an Associate Professor at the University of Utah's Nano-Tribology and Precision Engineering Laboratory Manufacturing Extension Partnership Center (MEP).

3D Printing: How Materials Are Printed Layer-By-Layer Using Stereolithography

Engineered materials consisting of specific patterns of nano- or microparticles embedded in a matrix can exhibit unique mechanical, electrical, thermal, acoustic, and/or electromagnetic properties, which are attributed to the specific type, geometry, and spatial pattern of the embedded particles. Such materials have been designed for application in cloaking, sub-wavelength imaging, and multifunctional composite materials with