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Emerging Opportunities for Quantum Dots

Emerging Opportunities for Quantum Dots

Quantum dots (QDs) can be defined as nanoscale semiconducting materials whose optical properties strongly differ according to its physical size due to quantum mechanical effects. QDs are able to absorb and emit photons within a narrow spectral range according to the particle size. Suspended in liquid media, QDs enable coating of the material through a variety of low-cost techniques, such as spin coating, spray, and dip coating among many other large-surface coating procedures.

The distinctive features of QDs are attributed to its ability to tune light emission to a specific wavelength as well as its ability to use a single semiconducting material to emit different wavelengths by using particles of different sizes. Such distinct properties of QD enable generation of a white light output from red and green light coupled with a blue light-emitting diode (LED) light source. This leads to improvement in color gamut compared to yellow Cerium-doped Yttrium aluminum garnet (Ce:YAG) phosphors. Additionally, energy efficiency is enhanced as QDs re-emit most of the incoming light energy.

QDs find significant use in photovoltaics and medical devices applications. However, commercial use is certainly focused on displays. Complementary technologies such as 3D printing and 4K and 8K ultra-high-definition (UHD) displays are enabling QDs to enhance consumer visual experience.

Recent innovations in QDs are focused on addressing environmental concerns related to the presence or absence of cadmium or other heavy metals. Cadmium-free QDs exhibit higher growth rate due to their positive impact on products that are likely to be subjected to safety and environmental regulations.

The technology and innovation report covers the following topics:
- Technology trends and developments
- Key innovations and stakeholders
- Applications landscape
- Drivers and Challenges
- Market potential, trends, and opportunities
- Patent and Funding Trends and Key insights
- Technology roadmap
- Strategic perspectives on emerging growth opportunities


  • Executive Summary
    • Quantum Dots: The Bigger Picture
    • Research Focus: Quantum Dots Technology
    • Research Scope: Unveiling Novel Applications
    • Analysis Framework: Frost & Sullivan's Core Value
    • Research Methodology: Five Steps Toward Success
  • Technology Trends and Opportunities
    • Key Elements of Analysis: The `Quantum Dot' Concept
    • Brief Overview of Quantum Dots Across Industries
    • Emerging Opportunities for Quantum Dots
  • Technology Status Review and Assessment
    • Technologies Convergence Enabling Quantum Dots Development
    • Top Participants Developing Quantum Dots Technology
    • Most Innovative Quantum Dots Developments
    • Cross-Industry Penetration of Quantum Dot Developments
    • Product Innovation Driven by Quantum Dots Development
    • New Approaches Driving Quantum Dot Solutions
    • Technology Synergy Reshaping Value Chain
    • Technology and Business Landscape: Accelerators
    • Technology and Business Landscape: Challenges
  • Market Potential and Impact of Quantum Dots Technology in Different Industries
    • Market Dynamics and Opportunities
    • Market Potential: Product Type Focus Segmentation
      • Table Quantum Dots Market: Product Type Focus Segmentation Market Forecast, Global, 2018–2023
    • Market Potential: Material Focus Segmentation
      • Table Quantum Dots Market: Material Focus Segmentation Market Forecast, Global, 2018–2023
    • Market Potential: Application Sector Focus Segmentation
      • Table Quantum Dots Market: Application Sector Focus Segmentation Market Forecast, Global, 2018–2023
    • Market Potential: Region Focus Segmentation
      • Table Quantum Dots Market: Region Focus Segmentation Market Forecast, Global, 2018–2023
    • Market Potential: Segmentation Summary
    • Prominent Quantum Dots Market Leaders
    • Regional Developments in Quantum Dots: North America
    • Regional Developments in Quantum Dots: Europe and Asia
  • Intellectual Property Analysis
    • Technology Transfer Assessment and Perceptions
    • Disruptive Quantum Dots Lighting Solutions
    • Disruptive Quantum Dots Display Technologies
    • Disruptive Quantum Dots Laser Technologies
    • Disruptive Quantum Dots Solar Cells and Photovoltaics
    • Disruptive Quantum Dots Life Sciences and Medical Devices
  • Funding and Investment Landscape
    • Funding and Investment Models and Adoption
    • Funding and Investment Trends and Focus
    • Private Funding and Investment Distribution
    • Public Funding and Investment Distribution
    • Pricing Models and Global Adoption
    • Mergers, Acquisitions, and Partnerships Snapshot
  • Technology Roadmap and Growth Opportunities
    • Technology Maturity Level and Description
    • QD Films Technology Maturity
    • QD Sensors Technology Maturity
    • QD Filters Technology Maturity
    • QD On-Chip Technology Maturity
    • QD Emissive Technology Maturity
    • Roadmap
    • The Road Ahead: The QD Innovation Model
    • Business Model Hybridization
    • Future Perspectives on Quantum Dots
  • Performance Benchmarking and Strategic Recommendations
    • Multicriteria Approach for Benchmarking
    • Strategic Portfolio Assessment
    • Level 1 Criteria: Innovation Development
    • Level 1 Criteria: Financial Performance
    • Level 1 Criteria: Market Evolution
    • Level 2 Criteria: Key Actions for Success
    • Analytic Performance Results
    • Multicriteria Final Assessment
    • Quantum Dots Technology Platforms to Watch
    • Nanoco's VIVODOTS™ Project
    • Quantum Materials' Tetrapod QDs Films
    • Thermo Fisher's Qdot(R) Bioconjugates
    • Nanosys' QDEF(R) Engineered Sheets
    • Osram's On-Chip Quantum Dots
    • Samsung's Electroluminescent QD Displays
    • Strategic Business Cases
    • Critical Success Factors
  • Key Industry Influencers
    • Key Industry Developers
    • Key Industry Innovators

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