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The Science Spin-offs board is intended to be a collaborative endeavor in reporting 'current' scientific breakthru's as well as, searching-out & identifying prospective emerging opportunities in the various fields of scientific research being conducted at the university level, B2B &/or by government research entities...with an emphasis on Quantum Dots, Graphene & 3D-Printing (both, in bio-med & general applications). There are no guarantees implied here...this forum is merely meant to be a 'collective' for accumulated documented (published) DD (not a 'pump'-station) &/or as a roundtable for discussions on scientific breakthroughs & developments... preferably, those that can be traded on. Please keep-in-mind that the world of scientific discovery is ever-changing and what is accepted as 'fact' today, is often proven wrong or rendered obsolete tomorrow. In addition, the myriad of daily reports of miracle milestones achieved, require further DD corroboration from 3rd parties and of the ones that remain, 'few' are destined to be marketable (& 'tradable') success stories (in the near-term anyway). Therefore; do your own DD (to your  own personal satisfaction) to validate any investment decisions you ultimately make.

Resources;
* http://phys.org/nanotech-news/nano-materials/
* http://www.nanowerk.com/category-nanoresearch.php 
* http://www.nanotech-now.com/current-months-news.htm
* http://www.newsnow.co.uk/h/Current+Affairs/Energy/Solar+Power
* http://www.nature.com/nnano/index.html
* http://worldwidescience.org/
* http://science.energy.gov/
* http://www.nsti.org/news/
* http://nanofutures.info/about
* http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science_and_environment/
* http://www.doaj.org/doaj?func=browse&uiLanguage=en DOAJ...Directory of Open Access Journals (a wealth of links & info)
http://www.biomedcentral.com/search/results?terms=quantum+dots  BioMed Central OpenAccess Journal
* http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/ National Institute of Health abstract journal & Library of Medicine
* http://www.azonano.com/nanotechnology-videos.aspx?cat=13  [NanoTech video library from AzoNano]
http://nanopatentsandinnovations.blogspot.com/  [daily newsbytes; dedicated to NanoTech innovations]
* http://www.acomputerportal.com/nanobots_nanorobots.html [huge Nano-info resource portal...courtesy of Chessmite]
* http://www.freshpatents.com/browsebyindustry-bclx1.php  [patent search opportunities....also courtesy of Chessmite]
* http://scholar.google.com/scholar?start=0&q=tetrapod+quantum+dots&hl=en&as_sdt=0,5&as_ylo=2011 Everthing TQD
*VTT 2011 PE progress report: http://www.tekes.fi/fi/gateway/PTARGS_0_201_403_994_2095_43/http%3B/tekes-ali1%3B7087/publishedcontent/publish/programmes/groove/documents/seminaariaineistot/aurinkoenergia_28_4_2011/jukkahast.pdf again, thx to Chessmite
*PLos ONE...open source research journal http://www.plosone.org/home.action;jsessionid=8524967EBEEA5F86343193C7847991CA
**Dr.J's Feb2012 presentation: http://www.flickr.com/photos/61920309@N02/6821709065/# ...
& his SPERC SSF upload: http://www.saudisolarforum.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/Dr.-Ghassan-Jabbour-Solar-Photovoltaics-Engineering-Research-Centre.pdf


***SOFC's (Solid Oxide Fuel Cells)
VTT / Tekes Fuel Cell Program Video:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xTikE7Aonh8
Bloom Energy website:   http://www.bloomenergy.com/products/solid-oxide-fuel-cell/   *if Bloom ever goes public, might be a great investment ; seems like a great future in this company.
Direct harvesting of H2 from the atmosphere w/ Graphene:
http://spectrum.ieee.org/nanoclast/green-tech/fuel-cells/graphenebased-fuel-cell-membrane-could-extract-hydrogen-directly-from-air


***Quantum Dots...List of Applications: [*last updated 1/30/12] 
**Note; Except for a few items clearly intended as conjecture [*tbd] here ,
all data on this list can be supported by published sources...if desired ,
feel free to request supporting data or do a Google search of your own.
DDhawk

Given the wide array of diversified uses for QDots, it isn't 
likely that all the bases have been covered in this list... 
consider it a work-in-progress

***Raw materials 
-supplier for intrnl. research of all sorts... 
-supplier for commercial interests... 
-new hybrid molecular elements tbd...
-catalytic & cathodic agent tbd...
-materials engineering: http://phys.org/news/2013-07-tetrapod-nanocrystals-stronger-polymers.html

***Electro-chemistry
-electro-chemical photo-reactive catalyst tbd

***Petro-chemistry
-NanoBot resevoir mapping, characterization & possible fracking apps: 

***QA...critical defects detection in metals/materials
-automotive-civil eng-aeronautics http://www.physorg.com/news/2012-01-teams-microcapsules-micro-sized-defects-surfaces.html      
http://tinytechip.blogspot.com/2011/04/us-patent-7925452-corrosion-detection.html http://phys.org/news/2013-07-tetrapod-nanocrystals-stronger-polymers.html

***Solar... 
-24/7/365 w/ UV / IR capabilties...
-solo printable... 
-hybrids ...
-additives for multiple solar apps (roofing, glazing etc)...
-enhancements to conventional & hybrid solar techs tbd...
-retrofit overlays for exist. outdated modules tbd

***Thermo-voltaics... 
-thermoelectrics tbd... 
-IR waste heat-2-energy conversion tbd... 
-industrial/automotive
-de-icing systems (windshields, runways, aerospace): http://www.google.com/patents/US20130061605 ... http://dmse.mit.edu/news/blog/de-icing-windshields-new-materials-science-applications 

***Displays... 
-e-readers... 
-e-paper... 
-e-textbooks... 
-tvs... 
-smartphones... 
-cameras... 
-PC's (multiple apps)... 
-monitors of all kinds... 
-billboards & e-signage... 
-large area dynamic displays 

***Computers, Communications & Electronics... 
-semi-conductor... 
-memory (Flash &/or RAM)...
-switches... 
-chips... 
-gates & automata  http://www.acsel-lab.com/arithmetic/papers/ARITH18/ARITH18_Heumpil%20Cho.pdf http://phys.org/news/2013-04-quantum-dot-solid-state-ultrafast.html
-antennae... 
-reverse computing... 
-spintronics... 
-quantum computing ... 
-qubits... 
-broadband IT http://ezinearticles.com/?Fiber-Optic-Cables&id=1642315 

***Lasers... 
-advanced micro-(& macro)-laser tech... 
-computer & communications tech 

***Optics... 
-plasmonics... 
-fiberoptics http://www.engadget.com/2012/01/25/quantum-dots-could-increase-fiber-optic-bandwidth-up-to-10-times/     http://ezinearticles.com/?Fiber-Optic-Cables&id=1642315
-microscopy..(optical & electron)... 
-telescopics tbd... 
-optical data & communications transfer... 
-multiple optical apps...
-photonics

***QD-LED 
-hi-efficiency low-power alternative... 
-superior colors & brightness... 
-multiple apps in many sectors...
*note; for the purposes of lighting apps ,
I've heard of QD's being best described as:
"Tiny Little Lightbulbs" (a very well-put description  IMO)

 ***Materials... 
-building materials (paints/solar etc)... 
-coatings (i.e; on glass for solar)... 
-metalurgy & chemistry apps tbd... http://www.physorg.com/news/2011-10-crystalline-materials-nanoparticles-dna.html
-blends & composites tbd 
-materials engineering: http://phys.org/news/2013-07-tetrapod-nanocrystals-stronger-polymers.html 

***Paints (conductive &/or reactive)... 
-automotive (many apps here)... 
-aerospace... 
-up to & incl large area surfaces... 
-building materials...
-cathodics tbd

***Inks & Coatings... 
-solar... 
-printable displays...
-cathodics tbd

***Cathode (*speculation, per DDhawk...tbd)...
-cathodic reagent as corrosion preventative...
-oxidation protection for bridges, ships & oil pipelines

***Sensors , Switches & Transistors... 
-electronics... 
-machinery... 
-avionics... 
-automotive... 
-nuke monitoring
-toxics & explosives detection http://www.nanowerk.com/spotlight/spotid=28691.php
-underground (i.e; petroleum nanobots, tbd)... 
-undersea (optics communications)...  http://techon.nikkeibp.co.jp/english/NEWS_EN/20140520/352824/
-numerous apps, i.e; Composites Stress Sensors: http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=26077
-stress probes: http://phys.org/news/2013-07-tetrapod-nanocrystals-stronger-polymers.html 

***RFID 
-inventory control... 
-locator/tracking... 
-product ID & sales... 
-identifications... 
-security... http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg21929315.100-drones-tag-and-track-quarry-using-nanoparticle-sprays.html#.UhUlpSbn_IU 
-anti-pirating... 
-collectables provenance authentication (artworks etc) tbd
-anti-counterfeiting (products & currencies) 

***MEMS & NEMS 
-nano-machines tbd... 
-micro & nano electric mechanisms 

***Space... (multiple apps) 
-military...  http://www.pcworld.com/article/248733/quantum_dots_could_protect_spacecraft_from_missiles.html
-nasa...(solar sails, among other apps) ...
-commercial sector

***Clothing.. 
-vital signs & activity monitors... 
-military...(numerous apps)... 
-entertainment... 
-dynamic fashion... 
-in fabrics (other than clothing) 

***Military... 
-solar-power enabled tents
-camoflague / cloaking

-sensors... 
-'Tagging'...(covert enemy tracking & targeting)...  http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg21929315.100-drones-tag-and-track-quarry-using-nanoparticle-sprays.html#.UhUlpSbn_IU  http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2011/05/crazy-military-tracking-tech/
-communications... 
-weaponry components tbd

***Medical... 
-BioMed sensors  http://www.thno.org/v02p0631.htm
-Optical surgery  /therapeutics http://www.fastcompany.com/1119315/quantum-dot-eyeball-injection-could-improve-sight
-realtime trackable in-vivo / in-vitro diagnostics...
-microRNA (disease markers) detection http://cen.acs.org/articles/90/web/2012/06/Supersensitive-Detection-MicroRNAs.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+cen_latestnews+%28Chemical+%26+Engineering+News%3A+Latest+News%29
-NanoAssays & NanoArrays in-vitro, in-vivo &/or ex-vivo...
-intra-cellular therapeutics... 
-targeted cell-specific seek & destroy missions... 
-drug/peptide carrying trojan horse... 
-antibiotics delivery http://www.nanowerk.com/news/newsid=24032.php
-Lab-on-a-Chip
-Forensics...ex-vivo NanoAssays https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/nij/grants/227499.pdf   http://www.fsijournal.org/article/S0379-0738(09)00121-2/abstract
-Breast Cancer  http://www.nanowerk.com/news2/newsid=28805.php
-Antibodies http://www.researchgate.net/publication/6265001_Antibody-quantum_dot_conjugates_exhibit_enhanced_antibacterial_effect_vs._unconjugated_quantum_dots

***Entanglement (Einstein was in awe of this effect) 
-cloaking... 
-RF & optics-free spontaneous remote data transfer... 
-nano-scale teleportation... 
-quantum computing

***Other... 
-R2R Printed Electronics compatability...
-Flow Chemistry compatability
-batteries...
-SmartSkin's...
-SOFC apps

***Future... 
-multitudes of future apps, yet to be determined ... 
-QD's...the nano 'Swiss Army Knife' (to borrow a quote) ... 
-QD's...the "Ball Bearings of the 21st Century"...see; 
http://www.hplusmagazine.com/editors-blog/quantum-dots-future-vr 

Note; QD's can in many cases, have multi-tasking (non-redundent) 
capabilities within one sector...i.e; automotive as a prime example: 
http://www.azonano.com/news.asp?newsID=22012

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#8452  Sticky Note RE:Compendium of QMC DD, thx to Stan, John, StanleyK 05/02/15 11:01:04 PM
#7523  Sticky Note 10 Horrifying Techs That Shouldn't Be Allowed To Exist: DDhawk 09/17/14 02:13:06 PM
#3536  Sticky Note SigmaAldrich NanoTech & RE Education portal... DDhawk 04/20/12 11:47:00 AM
#9886   Same here Art...these Teslas might be fine for DDhawk 06/24/17 01:57:23 PM
#9885   Either this or EVs will need to have Gabridge 06/24/17 11:19:52 AM
#9884   Makes me want to buy an electric car puravida19 06/24/17 02:27:10 AM
#9883   Either way it shows the demand levels if dockzef 06/23/17 10:50:28 AM
#9882   Full-scale Hyperloop to be built: DDhawk 06/22/17 01:21:17 AM
#9881   Bitter scientific debate over future power grid: DDhawk 06/19/17 09:22:42 PM
#9880   Remote Detection of Hazardous Radiation: DDhawk 06/18/17 02:31:34 AM
#9879   A partitioned shift-without-invert algorithm to improve parallel eigensolution dockzef 06/16/17 09:49:51 AM
#9878   Ultra-Low Noise Amplifier Design for Magnetic Resonance Imaging systems dockzef 06/16/17 09:41:03 AM
#9877   The Great Petroleum Do-Over DDhawk 06/15/17 12:09:58 AM
#9876   # Show the eigenspectrum dockzef 06/14/17 10:44:12 AM
#9875   Level Repulsion and Band Sorting in Phononic Crystals dockzef 06/14/17 09:41:11 AM
#9874   This is an interesting article on many levels. dockzef 06/13/17 11:23:29 PM
#9873   Physicists create time crystals: New form of matter dockzef 06/13/17 05:39:27 PM
#9872   "If you shape your field in a clever dockzef 06/13/17 10:48:49 AM
#9871   Entanglement and correlations in the continuous multi-scale renormalization ansa dockzef 06/12/17 01:37:27 PM
#9870   Baby teeth, who would have thunk it. dockzef 06/09/17 06:43:08 AM
#9868   "Railless Train" debuts in China: DDhawk 06/06/17 06:10:22 PM
#9867   Autism linked to heavy metals ? DDhawk 06/03/17 11:14:13 PM
#9866   The immigrant problem.....oh , wait: DDhawk 06/03/17 12:18:08 AM
#9865   The United States of Somalia. Thanks Donald for Solar_Express 06/01/17 11:30:34 PM
#9864   The Morphospace of Consciousness dockzef 06/01/17 12:50:51 AM
#9863   Global Warming Map: DDhawk 05/31/17 04:35:10 PM
#9862   Kalo , the LinkedIn killer ? DDhawk 05/29/17 06:14:37 PM
#9861   Next market Crash on the horizon ? DDhawk 05/29/17 10:54:49 AM
#9860   The Promise of Programmable Matter: DDhawk 05/26/17 10:19:42 PM
#9859   NRC greatly underestimates nuke disasters: DDhawk 05/25/17 04:18:16 PM
#9858   Congress' upstanding insider trading practices: DDhawk 05/25/17 12:47:02 PM
#9857   Electrified Graphene Bacteria Zapper: DDhawk 05/23/17 07:29:00 PM
#9856   https://arxiv.org/pdf/1701.00930.pdf Small nanoparticles have surprisingly bi chessmite 05/21/17 07:58:44 PM
#9855   Bionic-enhanced people becoming a reality: DDhawk 05/20/17 11:14:34 PM
#9854   Impurity- and Magnetic-field-induced Quasiparticle States in Chiral dockzef 05/13/17 09:38:07 AM
#9853   Generation and signatures of entanglement in cavity quantum electrodynamics dockzef 05/13/17 08:21:13 AM
#9852   Chinas' secret war against counterfeit science: DDhawk 05/11/17 05:42:42 PM
#9851   Doesn't say...they're made by Solar City, so they DDhawk 05/11/17 03:07:44 PM
#9850   How efficient are they? puravida19 05/11/17 01:07:11 AM
#9849   Tesla Solar Roof Tiles ready2go: DDhawk 05/10/17 03:26:01 PM
#9848   Antibiotics breakthrough: DDhawk 05/10/17 02:50:44 PM
#9847   Business courses from LinkedIn Learning: DDhawk 05/09/17 10:48:30 PM
#9846   No "chit" ; Yes "chit" chessmite 05/05/17 05:46:13 PM
#9845   CRISPR vs. HIV DDhawk 05/04/17 12:33:37 AM
#9844   Naomi J. Halas, Rice Univ. (United States) dockzef 05/03/17 11:35:54 PM
#9843   Machine learning reveals orbital interaction in crystalline materials dockzef 05/03/17 10:09:10 PM
#9842   Graphene-Flakes Printed Wideband Elliptical Dipole Antenna for Low dockzef 05/03/17 10:04:24 PM
#9841   Pocket Laboratories DDhawk 05/03/17 01:40:20 PM
#9840   Neo might have been versed in the holographic dockzef 04/28/17 01:41:51 PM
#9839   Whilehomochiralskyrmionswere?rstobservedinbulkmaterialswithbrokeninversionsymmet dockzef 04/28/17 12:47:52 PM
#9838   Passing Waves from Atomistic to Continuum dockzef 04/28/17 09:07:26 AM
#9837   Relaxed enthalpy and volume during physical aging: Their interrelation dockzef 04/26/17 09:37:12 AM
#9836   It Pays-to-Fail in Corporate America: DDhawk 04/25/17 02:01:42 PM
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