Shining Light on Quantum Dots

Speaker: 
Brandi Cossairt
Institution: 
University of Washington
Date: 
Thursday, May 30, 2024
Time: 
3:30 pm
Location: 
ISEB 1010

Quantum dots have revolutionized how we understand and use light at the nanoscale. We will take a fascinating journey through the world of quantum dots, exploring their discovery, underlying chemistry, and the intricate physics that governs their behavior. We will delve into how these materials have been harnessed in various fields ranging from biological imaging to quantum computing. This presentation aims to engage a broad audience, shedding light on the current breakthroughs and the promising horizon of quantum dot applications, thereby bridging the gap between complex scientific concepts and their practical implications in our everyday lives.

Host: 
Daniel Whiteson