Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2023 awarded to three scientists

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences on Wednesday has awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2023 jointly to Moungi G. Bawendi, Louis E. Brus and Alexei I. Ekimov.

Three laureates have jointly received the Prize “for the discovery and synthesis of quantum dots,” said the Academy.

These smallest components of nanotechnology now spread their light from televisions and LED lamps, and can also guide surgeons when they remove tumour tissue, among many other things, it added.