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Trio wins Nobel Chemistry Prize for nanocrystals work

US-based Moungi Bawendi, Louis Brus and Alexei Ekimov win Nobel Chemistry Prize
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French-born Moungi Bawendi, Louis Brus of the United States and Russian-born Alexei Ekimov on Wednesday won the Nobel Chemistry Prize for research in semiconductor nanocrystals known as quantum dots.

The trio, whose names were leaked in the Swedish press ahead of the announcement, received the honour “for the discovery and synthesis of quantum dots,” the jury said.

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