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August 11th, 2009

Beaverton firm will produce cheaper quantum dots

Abstract:
Voxtel Inc., a private Beaverton company just 10 years old, has developed a new manufacturing process that promises to significantly decrease the cost of dots. Their aim is to grab a role, for themselves and Oregon, in the emerging quantum dot market, projected to grow to more than $700 million by 2013.

These "quantum dots" efficiently convert between light and electricity. They will play a key role in next-generation solar panels, photodetectors, video displays and lighting.

The dot research took place in Oregon Nanoscience and Microtechnologies Institute's Lokey Laboratory at the University of Oregon in Eugene. ONAMI is a partnership of government agencies, universities and industry.


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