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Zn-Cu-In-S/ZnS Quantum Dots, cadmium free, hydrophobic

  • Non-toxic luminescent Zn-Cu-In-S / ZnS (core / shell) quantum dots coated with hydrophobic organic ligands.
  • Readily soluble in toluene, chloroform and similar solvents.
  • Not soluble in water, alcohols, ethers.
  • Emission peak width (FWHM) ca. 100 nm.
  • Large Stokes shift (ca. 120 nm).
  • Particle size: 4-5 nm.
  • Supplied as a readily soluble powder
  • Different pack sizes and grades availa
  • RN -PL -QDZnCu-530-5mg-700-25mg
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Product Overview

Hiyka's Zn-Cu-In-S/ZnS Quantum Dots represent the latest in eco-friendly nanotechnology, offering a cadmium-free, hydrophobic solution for advanced applications in optoelectronics, photonics, and more. These quantum dots combine exceptional luminescent properties with an environmentally conscious formulation, providing a safe and versatile alternative for industries seeking to minimize hazardous substances without compromising on performance. Ideal for integration into non-aqueous systems, our hydrophobic quantum dots open new avenues for product development in areas ranging from advanced displays and lighting to biomedical imaging and security tagging.

Key factor

Cadmium-Free Composition: Offers a safer, environmentally friendly alternative to traditional quantum dots without sacrificing luminescence quality.
Superior Luminescence:
Provides bright, stable emission across a broad spectrum, enabling vibrant colors and clear signals for various applications.
Hydrophobic Surface:
Ensures easy dispersion in organic solvents and polymers, facilitating integration into a wide range of materials and devices.
Enhanced Stability:
The ZnS shell enhances photostability and chemical resistance, extending the usable life of the quantum dots in demanding environments.
Versatile Application Potential:
Tailored for use in optoelectronics, security inks, biomedical imaging, and more, supporting innovation across industries.


Optoelectronic Devices: Enhances LEDs, solar cells, and display technologies with vivid colors and efficient light emission.
Biomedical Imaging:
Ideal for non-aqueous bioimaging applications, offering bright, stable fluorescence for targeted imaging and diagnostics.
Security and Branding:
Utilized in anti-counterfeiting measures for high-value goods, providing unique, customizable optical signatures.
Advanced Coatings:
Applied in specialty coatings and paints that require luminescent properties for aesthetic or functional purposes.
Research and Development:
A valuable tool for exploring the potential of cadmium-free quantum dot technology in new and existing applications.


  • Environmental Sustainability: Reduces reliance on toxic materials, supporting green technology initiatives and compliance with regulatory standards.
  • High-Performance: Delivers exceptional optical properties, ensuring that eco-friendly does not mean a compromise on quality or effectiveness.
  • Customization Flexibility: Available in various emission wavelengths, allowing for precise tailoring to specific project needs.
  • Durable and Reliable: Designed for longevity in a variety of applications, from industrial uses to cutting-edge research.
  • Innovative Potential: Opens up new possibilities for environmentally responsible product development and technological advancement.


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  2. Qin, Y.; Feng, X.; Liu, Y. Nonlinear refractive index in rectangular graphene quantum dots. Appl. Sci. 2019, 9, 325.
  3. Ganesan, A.A.; Houtepen, A.J.; Crisp, R.W. Quantum dot solar cells: Small beginnings have large impacts. Appl. Sci. 2018, 8, 1867.
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