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3M and Nanosys have just announced that they'll start shipping qualification samples of their Quantum Dot Enhancement Film (QDEF) to manufacturers to bring a 50 percent wider color gamut and lower power consumption to LCD displays. Consisting of trillions of quantum dots tuned to create precise co...

May 22nd 2013 at 9:43am 0 Comments
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Nanosys' eye-popping QDEF (Quantum Dot Enhancement Film) might be inching closer to a display near you. A new partnership with 3M aims to get the color-loving tech commercialized and into mainstream products. The film uses quantum dots to create an LCD with a wider color gamut -- apparently transl...

June 7th 2012 at 5:15am 0 Comments
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For the nitty gritty of how Nanosys' proprietary LED backlighting technology works, check out our earlier coverage here -- what you really need to know is that the company promises a significantly wider color gamut from its displays, while reducing power consumption by up to 50 percent. Quantum dot...

January 22nd 2010 at 9:49pm 0 Comments
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There's certainly no shortage of folks trying to create bigger, better flash memory, but upstart Nanosys seems to think it's found a winning formula, and it's apparently already got some big names on board. Key to its solution are so-called "self-assembled metal nanocrystals" which, when added to t...

July 21st 2007 at 11:01am 0 Comments