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Report: Metamaterials Will Partly Depend on Additive Manufacturing

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Cabe Atwell
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Re: Great Article
Cabe Atwell   8/21/2014 3:21:46 PM
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Super... back to the mushy abs.

Ann R. Thryft
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Ann R. Thryft   8/21/2014 11:28:41 AM
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That's too bad, Cadman.

Ann R. Thryft
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Ann R. Thryft   8/21/2014 11:28:05 AM
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Cabe, like we said these are in R&D and the processes they're being developed for are not those used in desktop 3D printers. If they ever do become accessible for desktops, it will be awhile.

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Cadman-LT   8/21/2014 8:57:14 AM
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Hey Ann, well not so sure. They are all gone. I couldn't keep them.

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fdos   8/21/2014 1:31:36 AM
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@Cabe: Well you should give it a try and see the difference (whether there is any). 

Cabe Atwell
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Cabe Atwell   8/21/2014 12:17:32 AM
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Consumer accessible? I hope so.. I plan on getting a printer.

Ann R. Thryft
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Ann R. Thryft   8/20/2014 1:54:05 PM
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Hey Cadman, good to hear from you. How are the kittens?

Cadman-LT
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Cadman-LT   8/20/2014 8:14:48 AM
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Great article Ann. I do remember reading about them awhile back. Interesting stuff.

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