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Descriptor in English: Quantum Dots
Descriptor in Spanish: Puntos Cuánticos
Descriptor in Portuguese: Pontos Quânticos
Descriptor in French: Boîtes quantiques
Entry term(s): Dot, Quantum
Dots, Quantum
Nanocrystal, Semiconductor
Nanocrystals, Semiconductor
Nanoparticle, Semiconductor
Nanoparticles, Semiconductor
Quantum Dot
Semiconductor Nanocrystal
Semiconductor Nanocrystals
Semiconductor Nanoparticle
Semiconductor Nanoparticles
Tree number(s): E07.705
J01.637.512.600.650
Scope note: Nanometer sized fragments of semiconductor crystalline material which emit PHOTONS. The wavelength is based on the quantum confinement size of the dot. They can be embedded in MICROBEADS for high throughput ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY TECHNIQUES.
Annotation: do not confuse with microscopic fluorescent bar codes which are micrometer sized
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AN analysis
CH chemistry
CL classification
EC economics
HI history
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PO poisoning
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
History Note: 2004
See also the descriptors: Semiconductors MeSH
DeCS UI: 38357
Descriptor UI: D045663
Date Established: 2004/01/01
Date of Entry: 2003/07/09
Revision Date: 2015/03/31
Quantum Dots - Preferred
Concept UI M0449016
Scope note Nanometer sized fragments of semiconductor crystalline material which emit PHOTONS. The wavelength is based on the quantum confinement size of the dot. They can be embedded in MICROBEADS for high throughput ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY TECHNIQUES.
Preferred term Quantum Dots
Entry term(s) Dot, Quantum
Dots, Quantum
Quantum Dot
Semiconductor Nanoparticles - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0496325
Preferred term Semiconductor Nanoparticles
Entry term(s) Nanoparticle, Semiconductor
Nanoparticles, Semiconductor
Semiconductor Nanoparticle
Semiconductor Nanocrystals - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0497540
Preferred term Semiconductor Nanocrystals
Entry term(s) Nanocrystal, Semiconductor
Nanocrystals, Semiconductor
Semiconductor Nanocrystal



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