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Nanosys and 3M to Develop Quantum Dot Technology for LCDs

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Nanosys Inc. and the Optical Systems Division of 3M Company are joining technologies to provide wide color gamut technology for consumer electronic displays, allowing Liquid Crystal Displays ("LCDs") to display 50 percent more color.

3M and Nanosys will work together to commercialize Nanosys' Quantum Dot Enhancement Film ("QDEF") technology. QDEF is a drop-in film that LCD manufacturers can integrate with existing production processes. It utilizes the light emitting properties of quantum dots to create an ideal backlight for LCDs -- one of the most critical factors in the color and efficiency performance of LCDs.

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/me throws away old displays

Quantum Dots!
 

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LCD? amoled is here!
 
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"Quantum Dot"...
 
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LCD? amoled is here!
Indeed, just another way to keep around LCDs instead of actually progressing away from what is now considered old technology.