Hot Electron Transfer with Quantum Dots (image) University of Texas at Austin Share Print E-Mail Caption Xiaoyang Zhu and colleagues discovered that hot electrons can be transferred from photo-excited lead selenide nanocrystals to an electron conductor made of titanium dioxide. Their discovery points the way toward more efficient solar cells. Credit The University of Texas at Austin 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.