Cadmium Telluride Quantum Dots: Advances and Applications by John Donegan, Yury Rakovich


By John Donegan, Yury Rakovich

In the final 20 years, semiconductor quantum dots—small colloidal nanoparticles—have garnered loads of clinical curiosity as a result of their specified homes. between nanomaterials, CdTe holds precise technological significance because the simply identified II–VI fabric which may shape traditional p–n junctions. This makes CdTe extremely important for the improvement of novel optoelectronic units equivalent to light-emitting diodes, sun cells, and lasers. additionally, the call for for water-compatible gentle emitters and the commonest organic buffers supply CdTe quantum dots fields a veritable area in biolabeling and bioimaging.

Cadmium Telluride Quantum Dots: Advances and Applications makes a speciality of CdTe quantum dots and addresses their synthesis, meeting, optical homes, and purposes in biology and drugs. It makes for a really informative analyzing for an individual interested in nanotechnology and also will profit these scientists who're trying to find a entire account at the present kingdom of quantum dot–related research.

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