Yissum - Research Development Company of the Hebrew University

Colloidal Semiconductor Nanorods

Posted by Yissum - Research Development Company of the Hebrew UniversityResponsive · Innovative Products and Technologies · Israel

Summary of the technology

core-island-shell nanocrystals
Project ID : 14-2018-4648

Description of the technology

Keywords

Colloidal heterostructure, semiconductors, nanocrystals

Current development stage

TRL4 Technology validated in lab

Application

  • Nanocrystals can be used as building blocks of nano-devices in diverse applications such as solid- state lighting, flat panel displays, solar energy conversion, opto-electronic devices and biomedical applications
  • Colloidal semiconductor nanocrystals are a class of nanomaterials that manifest the transition from the molecular limit to the solid state.

Our innovation

A new architecture for colloidal semiconductor nanostructures (specific compositions) based on known semiconductor crystal growth mechanisms.

  • Photocatalytically stable
  • General method not limited to specific technology use

Technology

  • Fabrication of heavy-metal free semiconductor nanocrystal heterostructures was demonstrated.
  • It was shown that lattice mismatch between the different materials can impact useful chemical catalytic properties
  • The formation of island morphology is critical for the technological beneficial properties of this system

Opportunity

  • Heavy-metal free quantum dots and quantum materials
  • Potentially effective in areas related to photochemistry, energy systems and phototherapy
  • The architecture could be used as a photoinitiator for UV curing systems

Project manager

Matt Zarek
SCOUTING, IDEATION, AND TECHNOLOGY EVALUATION

Project researchers

Uri Banin
HUJI, Faculty of Science
The Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

Related keywords

  • Electronics, Microelectronics
  • Nanotechnologies related to electronics & microelectronics
  • Micro and Nanotechnology related to Electronics and Microelectronics
  • Materials Technology
  • Chemistry
  • Some other electronics related
  • Chemicals and Materials
  • nanoparticles
  • Chemistry & Materials

About Yissum - Research Development Company of the Hebrew University

Technology Transfer Office from Israel

Yissum Research Development Company of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem Ltd. Founded in 1964 to protect and commercialize the Hebrew University’s intellectual property. Ranked among the top technology transfer companies, Yissum has registered over 8,900 patents covering 2,500 inventions; has licensed out 800 technologies and has spun-off 90 companies. Products that are based on Hebrew University technologies and were commercialized by Yissum generate today over $2 Billion in annual sales.

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