News tagged with quantum dots

Nanomaterials: Finding friends with a golden tip

Quantum dots are tiny semiconductor crystals that emit bright and tunable fluorescence. They are typically made of cadmium sulfide (CdS) or cadmium selenide (CdSe), and have a wide range of applications, including ...

May 04, 2011
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Putting sunshine in the tank

Working with the Universities of East Anglia, York and Nottingham and using nanotechnology 100,000 times smaller than the thickness of a human hair, the researchers are working on harnessing the vast energy of the Sun to ...

Jul 05, 2011
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In Brief: Quantum dot-Induced transparency

Using rigorous and realistic numerical simulations, staff in the Nanophotonics and Theory and Modeling groups at the Argonne National Laboratory have recently demonstrated that a single semiconductor nanocrystal, ...

Dec 01, 2010
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