Microfluidic Synthesis Of Semiconductor Nanoparticles For NIR Sensor Applications (IDTechEx Sensors Europe 2016)

Dr Jan-Steffen Niehaus, Head of Department
Center for Applied Nanotechnology (CAN)
Dr Katharina Poulsen, Development & Production CANdot
Center for Applied Nanotechnology (CAN)


Europe 2016 Presentation - Center for Applied Nanotechnology (CAN)*

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Presentation Summary

1) Principal QD sensors
2) general synthesis of NIR QDs
3) CANs continuous flow synthesis: reproducibility and throughput
4) results: stability, amounts, wavelengths, etc.
5) examples: solar cell and/or x-ray photo detector made with CANs NIR particles
6) summary

Speaker Biography (Jan-Steffen Niehaus)

1999-2005 Study of Chemistry at University of Hamburg
2005 Diploma Thesis with Prof. Weller, University of Hamburg:
Synthesis of PbTe nanoparticles
2005 - 2008 PhD thesis with Prof. Weller:
Continuous flow synthesis of nanoparticles
Since 2008 Head of Department Particle Production at CAN GmbH, Hamburg

Speaker Biography (Katharina Poulsen)

2005-2011 Study of Chemistry at University of Bremen
2009 Research Exchange at Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
2011 Diploma Thesis with Prof. Wöhrle, University of Bremen:
Optimizing the properties of melt-spun polymer fibres by distributing surface-modified nanoparticles
2011-2015 PhD with Prof. Weller, CAN (Center for Applied Nanotechnology) GmbH:
Synthesis of NIR-emitting semiconductor nanoparticles in a continuous flow reactor
Since 2015 Research associate in the Department Particle Production at CAN GmbH, Hamburg

Company Profile (Center for Applied Nanotechnology (CAN))

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CAN GmbH offer companies and other institutions bilateral contract R&D services in the area of nanotechnology. Furthermore, CAN GmbH participate in national and international research programs. They focus on the utilization of new concepts in nanochemistry, especially in the fields of material science (components of solar and fuel cells, displays and LED/lighting), life science (diagnostic agents) and home & personal care / industry (cosmetics, detergents, specialty polymers).
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