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Optical Society of America

Optically Excited Quantum Dots (2 of 2)

Caption: Optically excited quantum dots in close proximity to a cell control the opening of ion channels.

Credit: Image adapted fromJiang et al., Chem. Mater., 2006, 18 (20), pp 48454854.

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