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Aleksey Ekimov

OSA Awards & Distinctions



Aleksey Ekimov worked at the Vavilov State Optical Institute in Russia for many years. There, he performed research with semiconductor nanocrystals, research which eventually led to the discovery of quantum dots. For this work, he has received the Alexander von Humboldt Award and OSA’s R. W. Wood Prize.



Document Created: 18 Feb 2021
Last Updated: 22 Feb 2021