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Quantum dots to shine bright with ROMIL solvents

publication date: May 31, 2017
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author/source: Romil

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ROMIL solvents are helping researchers at the Cavendish Laboratory, the University of Cambridge’s Department of Physics, to develop novel quantum dots which could be used in the next generation of solar panels.

James Xiao, a PhD student in the laboratory, explained: “We’re currently working on quantum dots which emit light in the infrared range, with the aim of significantly increasing the efficiency of photovoltaic cells.”

“We synthesise the quantum dots entirely in-house, which is a fairly labour-intensive process and involves several dissolution/precipitation steps, so requires large quantities of various solvents. We have struggled in the past to get some of the solvents we require, particularly anhydrous solvents; they have either very long lead times or very high prices. We only recently discovered that ROMIL offers many of these solvents at the same or better purity, and at a much better price. It’s also nice to use a local company, as delivery times are faster, and they can just pop in and talk through any issues we have, which we obviously don’t get with other suppliers.”

When it works well, it's pure chemistry. And when it's pure chemistry, it's ROMIL.

For more information, please contact:

ROMIL Ltd, The Source, Convent Drive, Waterbeach, Cambridge, CB25 9QT. T +44 (0) 1223 863876


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About ROMIL Ltd

Take a closer look at ROMIL for superior purity and impressive performance at a surprisingly good price. For more than three decades, ROMIL has been dedicated to achieving the highest standards of chemical purity, using a unique blend of experienced staff and leading-edge production facilities to produce a wide range of high purity solvents, acids, reagents and certified reference materials meeting ISO Guide 34 requirements. Today, the company supplies analytical and life scientists around the world with exceptional quality products, including the PrimAg® range of single and multi-element calibration solutions and pure stoichiometric substances, high purity acids with trace metal ions down to low ppt, and ultra-pure solvents that meet the needs of even the most sensitive instrumental techniques.



 

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