from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A semiconductor nanostructure in which the excitons are constrained in all three spatial dimensions.
- noun A nanoscale crystal that absorbs white light and then reemits it a couple of nanoseconds later in a specific color, used in medicine as probes to track antibodies, viruses, proteins, or DNA within the human body.
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- noun A
fluorescent nanoparticleof semiconducting material.
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