Technology of Infrared Photopolymerization
3D printing technology has become a key driving force in changing the paradigm of the modern
manufacturing process in various industries. Infrared polymerization technology could be a new milestone in 3D printing due to the advances in the synthesis of nanomaterials capable of efficiently converting near-IR irradiation into UV light. This innovative technology could pave the way for the development of many industrial solutions and herald new frontiers for photonics, optoelectronics, and biomedicine. The current review presents a brief summary of the available achievements, as well as the shortcomings that limit the development of infrared photopolymerization technology.