By Paul Holister, Cristina Roman, Tim Harper, Cientifica
Quantum dots have been called artificial
atoms, in fact, and the ability to control the energy states of the electrons
by applying a voltage has led to the exotic idea of a material whose chemical
nature could be modified at will, making it emulate different elements,
such as lead one minute then gold the next-effectively programmable matter.
The current fabrication methods for quantum dots and their applications
are described in this white paper.
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