Quantum Dots (image) University of Toronto Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering Share Print E-Mail Caption This solution of quantum dots glows bright red when in absorbs light from a UV lamp underneath. Researchers from U of T Engineering are optimizing these nanoparticles to create brighter lasers that use less energy than current models. Credit Kevin Soobrian/U of T Engineering Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.