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2011-04-04 17:27:11

Researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have achieved a breakthrough in the field of nanoscience by successfully altering nanocrystal properties with impurity atoms -- a process called doping – thereby opening the way for the manufacture of improved semiconductor nanocrystals.

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2011-03-27 11:15:00

Researchers study quantum dots to increase the amount of electricity solar panels produce.

2011-03-17 12:02:59

A team of physicists in the United Kingdom has taken a giant step toward realizing efficient single-photon sources, which are expected to enable much-coveted completely secure optical communications, also known as "quantum cryptography."

2011-03-01 11:00:00

BRIDGEWATER, N.J., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hamamatsu Photonics has introduced the new Quantaurus series of compact instruments for measuring the properties of photoluminescent materials.

2011-02-25 22:53:01

Through his participation, the research team from Bochum, Duisburg-Essen, and Hamburg now has succeeded in an energy-state occupancy readout of those artificial atoms – using common interfaces to classic computers.

2011-02-24 17:38:04

Like snowflakes or fingerprints, no two quantum dots are identical.

2011-02-20 22:09:48

The sun provides more than enough energy for all our needs, if only we could harness it cheaply and efficiently.

2010-12-20 19:11:49

An interdisciplinary team of researchers at UC Santa Barbara has produced a groundbreaking study of how nanoparticles are able to biomagnify in a simple microbial food chain.


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