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Name of Image: Cadmium Selenium Testing for Microbial Contaminants
MIX #: 0601303
NIX #: 0601303 MSFC-0601303
Date of Image: 2003-06-10
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Full Description: Cadmium selenium Quantum Dots (QDs) are metal nanoparticles that fluoresce in a variety of colors determined by their size. QDs are solid state structures made of semiconductors or metals that confine a countable, small number of electrons into a small space. The confinement of electrons is achieved by the placement of some insulating material(s) around a central, well conducted region. Coupling QDs with antibodies can be used to make spectrally multiplexed immunoassays that test for a number of microbial contaminants using a single test.
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Keywords: Cadmium Selenium, Quantum Dots, QDs, Microbial Contaminants
MSFC Negative Number: 0601303
Reference Number: MSFC-75-SA-4105-2C
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