The Nobel Prize in Chemistry for 2023 has been awarded to three scientists: Moungi G Bawendi, Louis E Brus, and Alexei Ekimov.
- These scientists are recognized for their discovery and synthesis of quantum dots, which are tiny nanoparticles.
- Quantum dots’ properties are determined by their size, and they have had a significant impact on technology, particularly in QLED televisions and LED lamps for creating vibrant colors.
- Quantum dots have a wide range of applications, including aiding surgeons in tumor tissue removal.
- The Nobel Laureates have successfully produced extremely small particles whose properties are influenced by quantum phenomena.
Q.: Who are the three scientists awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for 2023?
a. Albert Einstein, Isaac Newton, and Marie Curie
b. Moungi G Bawendi, Louis E Brus, and Alexei Ekimov
c. Charles Darwin, Thomas Edison, and Galileo Galilei
d. Max Planck, Niels Bohr, and Werner Heisenberg
Answer: b. Moungi G Bawendi, Louis E Brus, and Alexei Ekimov
Q.: What is the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for 2023 awarded for?
a. Advancements in nuclear physics
b. The discovery and synthesis of quantum dots
c. Innovations in organic chemistry
d. Contributions to biochemistry research
Correct Answer: b. The discovery and synthesis of quantum dots