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United States Patent Application

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Disclosed herein are embodiments of a coated type-I quantum dot comprising a core and a shell, and a silica layer, and a method for making the quantum dot. The quantum dot may be a thick-shelled quantum dot. Also disclosed are embodiments of a composition comprising one or more coated quantum dots and a polymer. The composition may be a luminescent solar concentrator. Device comprising the composition are disclosed. The device may comprise the composition, such as a luminescent solar concentrator, applied to a substrate, such as glass. The device may be a window or a solar module. Also disclosed is a method of applying the composition to the substrate to form a thin film luminescent solar concentrator.
Klimov, Victor I. (Los Alamos, NM), Li, Hongbo (Los Alamos, NM), Wu, Kaifeng (Los Alamos, NM), Lim, Jaehoon (Los Alamos, NM)
Los Alamos National Security, LLC (Los Alamos NM)
15/ 587,023
May 4, 2017
ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF GOVERNMENT SUPPORT [0002] This invention was made with government support under Contract No. DE-AC52-06NA25396 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The government has certain rights in the invention.