Skip to Content
Return to Search

METAL HALIDE SOLID-STATE SURFACE TREATMENT FOR NANOCRYSTAL MATERIALS

United States Patent Application

*** PATENT GRANTED ***
20160133463
9,324,562
A1
View the Complete Application at the US Patent & Trademark Office
National Renewable Energy Laboratory - Visit the NREL Technology Transfer Website
Methods of treating nanocrystal and/or quantum dot devices are described. The methods include contacting the nanocrystals and/or quantum dots with a solution including metal ions and halogen ions, such that the solution displaces native ligands present on the surface of the nanocrystals and/or quantum dots via ligand exchange.
LUTHER, Joseph M. (Boulder, CO), CRISP, Ryan (Golden, CO), BEARD, Matthew C. (Arvada, CO)
14/ 939,928
November 12, 2015
Contractual Origin [0002] The United States Government has rights in this disclosure under Contract No. DE-AC36-08G028308 between the United States Department of Energy and the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC, the Manager and Operator of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory.