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December 17th, 2009

Can Quantum Dots Take the Alien Autopsy out of LEDs?

Abstract:
LEDs tend to give off a cold, clinical light that reminds many of ET's finger or a body probe wielded by a character from a Whitley Streiber novel. QD Vision, created by researchers at MIT, says it can mitigate that problem by placing quantum dots - small nanoparticles that glow - in front of an LED light source. With the quantum dots, the light shifts from being bluish and cold to warm, sort of like the light that emanates from incandescent bulbs.

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