‘Artificial Chemist’ learns to make best quantum dots in minutes

"Artificial Chemist is a truly autonomous system that can intelligently navigate through the chemical universe."

Matt Shipman-NC State • futurity
June 10, 2020 ~7 min

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QLED tech aims light one way to up TV energy efficiency

New tech could cut down on the light scattered inside current quantum dot light emitting diode (QLED) screens, making them way more energy efficient.

Fabio Bergamin-ETH Zurich • futurity
Jan. 22, 2020 ~4 min

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Quantum dots from coal are a promising antioxidant

Quantum dots could make a great antioxidant to treat people who've had brain injuries, heart attacks, or strokes.

Mike Williams-Rice • futurity
April 25, 2019 ~4 min

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Quantum dots are just as awesome as we’d hoped

A new way to measure the efficiency of quantum dots could get them into things like solar cells and electronics faster.

Taylor Kubota-Stanford • futurity
April 11, 2019 ~6 min

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