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Polymers 2012, 4(1), 1-19; doi:10.3390/polym4010001
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Polymer-Nanocrystal Hybrid Materials for Light Conversion Applications

1,2
 and 1,2,*
1 Freiburg Materials Research Centre (FMF), University of Freiburg, Stefan-Meier-Str. 21, Freiburg D-79104, Germany 2 Department of Microsystems Engineering (IMTEK), Georg Köhler Allee 103, University of Freiburg, Freiburg D-79110, Germany
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.
Received: 31 October 2011 / Revised: 13 December 2011 / Accepted: 21 December 2011 / Published: 27 December 2011
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Polymer-Inorganic Hybrids and Their Applications)
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Abstract

In this mini-review we report on current developments of hybrid materials based on semiconductor nanocrystals integrated into polymer matrices for direct light conversion, their present limitations, as well as their high potential for future applications.
Keywords: semiconductor nanocrystals; polymer nanocrystal hybrid materials; light conversion; white light generation semiconductor nanocrystals; polymer nanocrystal hybrid materials; light conversion; white light generation
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Yuan, Y.; Krüger, M. Polymer-Nanocrystal Hybrid Materials for Light Conversion Applications. Polymers 2012, 4, 1-19.

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