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Colloidal nanocrystals: Virtues of defects

Defects in mercury telluride quantum dots can be exploited to achieve amplified spontaneous emission under continuous-wave optical pumping at ultralow power levels.

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  1. Frank Wise is at the School of Applied and Engineering Physics, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA

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