quantum dot

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quantum dot

particles of semiconductor material smaller than 10 nm, used for staining and in vivo biomarker studies.
Synonym(s): nanocrystal
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Formation of high-quality CdS and other II-VI semiconductor nanocrystals in noncoor-dinating solvents: Tunable reactivity of monomers.
For years it has been theorized that the tunable properties of semiconductor nanocrystals could enable a next generation of highly efficient and low cost solar cells.
Founded in 2000, Evident Technologies develops and commercializes technology based on semiconductor nanocrystals, also known as quantum dots.
Evident Technologies' extensive catalog of semiconductor nanocrystal materials are used globally in a number of industries and products ranging from electronics to life science reagents.
remains a pioneer in the development of novel and proprietary semiconductor nanocrystals, and affords us broad protection in a rapidly growing segment of the market," stated Clint Ballinger Ph.
Evident Technologies intends to immediately launch a new line of low-power LED and LED based products that use semiconductor nanocrystals as a phosphor.
Quantum Dot's Qdot products are nanometer-sized, light-emitting, multicolor semiconductor nanocrystals that are used for biomolecular labeling and detection.
Both Quantum Dot and BioPixels are involved in the cutting-edge field of semiconductor nanocrystals, an inorganic labeling and detection technology.
Nevertheless, attempts to include such impurities in tiny clumps of atoms known as semiconductor nanocrystals have often failed.
Scientists are just starting to understand the uses for these man-made, semiconductor nanocrystals.
According to Zhu, semiconductor nanocrystals, or quantum dots, are promising for these purposes.
The book focuses on nanoprobes composed of luminescent semiconductor nanocrystals, quantum dots, gold nanoparticles, and magnetic nanoparticles.

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