- About Us
- Career Center
- Nano-Social Network
- Nano Consulting
- My Account
June 16th, 2011
Nanosys's quantum-dot-enhancement film, as the company calls its product, uses the dots to tweak the spectrum from the LEDs so that it is closer to that of the white light the human eye is used to. It does this, as the product's name suggests, by passing the LED light through a transparent film peppered with quantum dots, which absorb and re-emit some of it.
These dots are of two sizes. The larger re-emits the absorbed energy as red light. The smaller re-emits it as green. The final, filtered image is thus drawn from a broader palette than is permitted to an existing LCD—50% broader, according to Nanosys.
The other advantage Nanosys claims for its technology is that it can be fitted easily into existing manufacturing processes. It is simply a matter of replacing the diffuser layer with a quantum-dot-enhancement film. Making the film itself is easy, too. The dots, composed of a semiconductor called indium phosphide, are sprayed onto a transparent plastic sheet that is then covered with a second sheet. That done, the whole thing is heat-sealed. The film can therefore be manufactured continuously in a reel-to-reel process a bit like printing. This cuts costs enormously.
|Related News Press|
News and information
This Slinky lookalike 'hyperlens' helps us see tiny objects: The photonics advancement could improve early cancer detection, nanoelectronics manufacturing and scientists' ability to observe single molecules May 23rd, 2015
Display technology/LEDs/SS Lighting/OLEDs
Efficiency record for black silicon solar cells jumps to 22.1 percent: Aalto University's researchers improved their previous record by over 3 absolute percents in cooperation with Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya May 18th, 2015
Toward 'green' paper-thin, flexible electronics May 20th, 2015