News tagged with quantum dots

Quantum dots can spit out clone-like photons

In the global quest to develop practical computing and communications devices based on the principles of quantum physics, one potentially useful component has proved elusive: a source of individual particles of light with ...

dateFeb 21, 2019 in Quantum Physics
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Tracking pollen with quantum dots

A pollination biologist from Stellenbosch University in South Africa is using quantum dots to track the fate of individual pollen grains. This is breaking new ground in a field of research that has been hampered by the lack ...

dateFeb 14, 2019 in Ecology
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