Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2023 is awarded to three scientists. The winners of the 2023 Nobel prize in chemistry are declared at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm on Wednesday October 4, 2023.
Contribution: They are awarded for the discovery and synthesis of quantum dots which illuminate computer monitors and television screens and are used by doctors to map tumours. This discovery is very useful for doctors in diagnosis.
Country: Moungi Bawendi is an American chemist of French and Tunisian descent, based at MIT, Louis Brus is based at Columbia University and Alexei Ekimov is chief scientist at Nanocrystals Technology, a New York-based company.