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New class of quantum dots primed for imaging

New class of quantum dots primed for imaging

A new class of quantum dots opens a range of practical applications, including medical imaging and diagnostics and quantum communication.

Holography ‘quantum leap’ to revolutionise imaging?

Holography ‘quantum leap’ to revolutionise imaging?

Researchers have found a way to use quantum-entangled photons to encode information in a hologram.

A quantum-limit-approaching chemical sensing chip

A quantum-limit-approaching chemical sensing chip

A chemical sensing chip could lead to handheld devices that detect trace chemicals as quickly as a breathalyzer identifies alcohol.

Human enzymes biodegrade graphene quantum dots

Human enzymes biodegrade graphene quantum dots

Researchers have shown that graphene quantum dots – a form of graphene with applications in both diagnostics and therapy – are biodegradable by two enzymes found in the human body.

Quantum nanodiamonds help detect disease earlier

Quantum nanodiamonds help detect disease earlier

The quantum sensing abilities of nanodiamonds can be used to improve the sensitivity of paper-based diagnostic tests, potentially allowing for earlier detection of diseases such as HIV.

How to 3D print novel electronic devices

How to 3D print novel electronic devices

Scientists have cracked the conundrum of how to use inks to 3D-print advanced electronic devices with useful properties, such as an ability to convert light into electricity.

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