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Development of Inkjet Printing System for Printed Electronics

전자 인쇄를 위한 잉크젯 프린팅 시스템 개발

  • Kwon, Kye-Si (Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Soonchunhyang Univ.) ;
  • Go, Jung-Kook (Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Soonchunhyang Univ.) ;
  • Kim, Jin-Won (Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Soonchunhyang Univ.)
  • 권계시 (순천향대학교 기계공학과) ;
  • 고정국 (순천향대학교 기계공학과) ;
  • 김진원 (순천향대학교 기계공학과)
  • Received : 2010.05.10
  • Accepted : 2010.07.27
  • Published : 2010.10.01

Abstract

An inkjet printing system for printed electronics was developed. In this study, a printing algorithm was mainly discussed. In order to print a pattern image at a target location, we developed a hardware and software algorithm for determining the distances between a substrate camera and the selected nozzles. We implemented a vector-printing algorithm where AutoCAD dxf file was used for XY motion control and for printing. We also developed printing method using bitmap images. The technical issues in using CAD drawings and bitmap images were discussed.

Keywords

Inkjet Printing System;Printing Algorithm;Vector Printing;Raster Printing

Acknowledgement

Supported by : 한국연구재단

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