Physics 427A

  • The article Lighting up Cells with Quantum Dots, by Watson et al., gives a brief history of the subject, explains the physics and chemistry of use of quantum dots, and shows some nice examples. It was published in 2003 by people from the Quantum Dot Corporation.
  • Quantum Dots get Wet by Seydel (2003) is a brief account of quantum dots in Science.
  • Water Soluble Quantum Dots... by Larson et al. from Cornell (2003) is a more technical discussion in Science.
  • Fluorescent Toolbox for Assessing Protein Location ... by Giepmans et al., from UCSD (2006) is a more comprehensive discussion, covering other methods as well as quantum dots.