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Têtes d'une imprimante à jet d'encre utilisée pour diagnostiquer des cancers

Printheads on an inkjet printer used in cancer diagnosis. This 3D printing process combines the stable ejection of microdroplets from a piezoelectric printhead with computer-aided control of the device via a CAD design tool. The deposits (around 100 microns) applied in this way to small-scale surfaces are then functionalised using biomolecules in order to identify tumorous areas.

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