Inkjet printing is a flexible and versatile technique for applying minute amounts of material in a specific position on a substrate. The inkjet printing finds e.g. in the field of flexible electronic components by printing conductive materials on polymer substrates. Another field of application is material screening, whereby films of different composition are printed and subsequently examined spectroscopically.
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