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The synthesis behind the 2023 Nobel Prize

In 1993, a new route for the synthesis of semiconductor nanocrystals was reported that exploited organometallic chemistry to afford nearly monodisperse particles. 30 years later the award of the 2023 Nobel Prize in Chemistry can be directly traced to this single publication.

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Green, M. The synthesis behind the 2023 Nobel Prize. Nat Rev Chem 8, 495–496 (2024).

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