Electronics from the inside (Day 125)

Circuit boardWhat does a two hundred year old printing process, a mobile phone and chemical engineering have in common?

At first glance not a lot, but there is an interesting story to tell to illustrate why chemical engineering matters so much in today’s world.

Firstly, let’s head back to the 1790s when a printing process called lithography was discovered. Encyclopaedia Britannica describe lithography as ‘planographic printing process that makes use of the immiscibility of grease and water’.

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