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In this "In Depth" article from Nanotechweb, Edwin Cartlidge makes comparisons between new quantum discoveries in the 21st century and the ball-bearing inventions in the 20th century. The article provides a brief introduction into quantum dots, and focuses on quantum dots manufactured by the company Nanoco. Readers can learn why scientists believe the particles can be utilized in medicine, security, and electronics.

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  • Science > General
  • Science > Engineering
  • Science > Technology

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