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TEDxVienna

Klaus Stadlmann: The world's smallest 3D printer

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What could you do with the world’s smallest 3D printer? Klaus Stadlmann demos his tiny, affordable printer that could someday make customized hearing aids -- or sculptures smaller than a human hair. (Filmed at TEDxVienna.)

- Engineer
Klaus Stadlmann was pursuing his PhD at Vienna's Technical University when a broken laser system gave him some unexpected free time to think. Instead of working on his thesis, he decided to build the world's smallest 3D printer. Full bio


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Klaus Stadlmann - Engineer
Klaus Stadlmann was pursuing his PhD at Vienna's Technical University when a broken laser system gave him some unexpected free time to think. Instead of working on his thesis, he decided to build the world's smallest 3D printer.

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Klaus Stadlmann graduated from the Technical University of Vienna with a degree in Industrial Engineering. While pursuing his PhD at the Institute of Material Sciences and Technologies at Vienna's Technical University, Klaus led the project to develop the world's smallest 3D printer.

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Klaus Stadlmann | Speaker | TED.com