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I Why CdS/CdSe are more widely used as quantum dots?

  1. Nov 16, 2016 #1
    Compared to other semiconductor materials, why is CdS/CdSe being more widely used as quantum dots?
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  3. Nov 18, 2016 #2


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    Cost? The stuff's cheap.
  4. Nov 19, 2016 #3
    I read that CdS/CdSe are byproducts of iron fillings. They were treated as waste in the past...
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