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June 20th, 2005

Nano World: Quantum dot battle inevitable

Charles Q. Choi: As the nanotech devices known as quantum dots grow ever more popular with the electronics and life-sciences industries, analysts fear the complicated patents underlying the field will trigger an expensive set of legal battles that benefit no one.

"The likelihood there will be a legal battle over quantum dots to me approaches certainty over a three-year timeframe," Matthew Nordan, vice president of Lux Research in New York City


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