Application of Quantum Dots in Sensors


Application of Quantum Dots in Sensors

N. Mhlanga, P. Tetyana

Nanotechnology has presented the science community with a platform to fabricate nanomaterials suitable for myriad applications. Quantum dots (QDs) are one such nanomaterial which surged in the last decade in applications such as sensing. Sensing uses sensors defined as an ensemble of bio/chemical materials that can recognize a corresponding molecule of interest. Sensors are of paramount importance in safeguarding the ecosystem from both natural and synthetic pollutants. The chapter reports on the application of the QDs in the development of sensors.

Quantum Dots, Sensing, Chemosensors, Biosensors, Luminescence

Published online 2/1/2020, 24 pages

Citation: N. Mhlanga, P. Tetyana, Application of Quantum Dots in Sensors, Materials Research Foundations, Vol. 96, pp 145-168, 2021


Part of the book on Quantum Dots

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