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October 4, 2023

Nobel Prize in Chemistry awarded to pioneers of quantum dot discovery

Some examples for the characterization of quantum dots using PicoQuant instrumentation

Blinking quantum dots captured with a microscopeMoungi G. Bawendi, Louis E. Brus, and Alexei I. Ekimov received this year's Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the discovery and synthesis of quantum dots. We are excited to celebrate this remarkable accomplishment and express our heartfelt congratulations to the laureates.

We also take pride in our contribution to their research journey. Our cutting-edge time-resolved luminescence spectrometers and microscopes enable scientists worldwide to investigate the photophysical characteristics of quantum dots and their unusual properties determined by quantum phenomena.

Some examples:

David Berkinsky, Moungi Bawendi et al. observed narrow intrinsic line widths and electron–phonon coupling of InP quantum dots using HydraHarp 400

Anna Matiushkina et al. analyzed the optical properties of CdSe-based composites inside living cells using a MicroTime 100 microscope

E. Krishnan Vishnu et al. studied core-size-dependent trapping and detrapping dynamics in CdSe/CdS/ZnS quantum dots using a MicroTime 200 microscope

TaeGi Lee et al. investigated temperature-dependent exciton dynamics in CdTe quantum dot superlattices using pulsed lasers

Sung Hun Kim et al. explained the contribution of electron-phonon interaction to CdSe photoluminescence using PicoHarp 300 electronics

Find out more about luminescence studies of quantum dots and nanoparticles:
Quantum Dots and Nanoparticles


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