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  • n. Plural form of nanocrystal.

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Examples

  • Johns Hopkins researchers have discovered that, under the right conditions, newly developed nanocrystalline materials exhibit surprising activity in the tiny spaces between the geometric clusters of atoms called nanocrystals from which they are made.

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  • The licensing agreement signed last week gives both companies access to a patent portfolio of anti-counterfeiting technologies in the form of tiny fluorescent crystals, called nanocrystals, invisible to the naked eye but detectable using ultraviolet lights.

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  • They are called nanocrystals and commercial use could be just a few years away.

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  • Qdots are made up of "nanocrystals" of quantum dots plus a molecule that attaches to structures of interest, such as a target molecule inside a cell.

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  • U.S. QuantumFilm, an image sensor for digital cameras that uses semiconducting nanocrystals to capture far more light than traditional sensors.

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  • QD Vision An LED bulb using QD Vision technology INNOVATION: QD Vision won for turning harsh light from light-emitting diodes into a warmer-colored beam through the use of quantum dots, which are semiconducting nanocrystals.

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  • Semiconductors InVisage Technologies Inc., based in Menlo Park, Calif., took the prize in the semiconductors category with QuantumFilm, an image sensor for digital cameras that uses semiconducting nanocrystals to capture far more light than traditional sensors.

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  • Fixing herniated spines, extracting natural pesticides from plants and synthesizing nanocrystals.

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  • Elena Shevchenko, who is "the best grower of nanocrystals in the world today" and has created dozens of new nanomaterials to date

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  • Origins of magnetite nanocrystals in Martian meteorite ALH84001, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Volume 73, Issue 21, 1 November 2009, Pages 6631-6677

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