Part I Fabrication Strategies: History of stereolithography.- Stereolithographic processes.- Single-photon polymerisation processes.- Two-photon polymerization processes.- Micro-stereolithography.- Part II Materials: Polymeric Materials.- Liquid crystals.- Metallic and ceramic suspensions.- Hydrogels.- Part III Simulation: Computer simulation of stereolithography.- Mechanical behavior of stereolithographic parts.- Advanced scanning strategies.- Part IV Applications: Injection moulds.- Automotive industry.- Medical applications.- Archeology.- Crime scene Investigation.- Micro-components.
Stereolithography: Materials, Processes and Applications will focus on recent advances in stereolithography covering aspects related to the most recent advances in the field, in terms of fabrication processes (two-photon polymerization, micro-stereolithography, infrared stereolithography and stereo-thermal-lithography), materials (novel resins, hydrogels for medical applications and highly reinforced resins with ceramics and metals), computer simulation and applications.
Provides a collection of recent research on stereolithography (SL) technology in a comprehensive reference
Includes a survey and summary of the variety of materials that can be processed by SL
Includes a comprehensive discussion on fabrication strategies and how to choose the right one
Includes hands-on applications from the automotive, medical and archeology fields