1981: Quantum Dots were discovered by Alexey Ekimov in a glass matrix

January 27, 1981

1981: Quantum Dots were discovered by Alexey Ekimov in a glass matrix

1985: Quantum Dots were discovered by Louis E. Burs in a colloidal mixture.

March 27, 1985

1985: Quantum Dots were discovered by Louis E. Burs in a colloidal mixture.

1988: Mark Reed is credited with coining the term ‘quantum dots’ in a published paper.

March 27, 1988

1988: Mark Reed is credited with coining the term ‘quantum dots’ in a published paper.