Quantum dots − a new Nobel laureate describes the development of these nanoparticles from basic research to industry application

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When you were working at Bell Labs in the 1980s and discovered quantum dots, it was something of an accident. You were studying solutions of semiconductor particles. What you'd found was a quantum dot: a type of nanoparticle that absorbs light and emits it at another wavelength.