Shih, et al.'s Article is One of the Most Accessed in 2007

Published on Wednesday April 30, 2008

An article by MSE Ph.D. student Hui Li, Professor Wan Y. Shih (School of Biomedical Engineering, Science, and Health Systems), and Professor Wei-Heng Shih (MSE) entitled "Synthesis and Characterization of Aqueous Carboxyl-Capped CdS Quantum Dots for Bioapplications" has been deemed one of the most-accessed articles published in Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research in 2007 by American Chemical Society (ACS) Publications.

The synthesis method described in this paper is part of a recent patent.  The patent (US Patent No. 7,335,345), entitled "Synthesis of Water Soluble Nanocrystalline Quantum Dots and Uses Thereof" and co-owned by Professor Wei-Heng Shih, Ph.D. student Hui Li, NSF-Research Experience for Undergraduates 2004 participant Melissa Schillo, and Professor Wan Y. Shih, was granted on February 26, 2008.

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