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Quantum Dots – What’s it about?

March 3, 2014

QUANTUM DOTS – WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

It’s about Quantum Materials Corp. (OTCQB:QTMM) a nanotechnology company that can make copious amounts of quantum dots. If you never heard of a quantum dot you are not alone. The average person doesn’t understand, know if you can see them with the naked eye, how they are used or what they even are.

Quantum dots are man made crystals 10,000 times smaller than a human hair, thus smaller than human cells. Their special electrical conductivity properties have generated a new class of semiconductor. These unique nanocrystals, also known as nanoparticles, are creating quite a stir in several industries because the technology applications are across a broad spectrum and you may remember the growth of companies like Intel, Samsung and Texas Instruments that were making semiconductors. Quantum Materials Corp. makes Quantum Dots which are the next generation of semiconductors.

Why invest in quantum dots? Think of what has changed the shape of the future for the world in the past. The wheel, smelting, gunpowder, plastics, Biotech and computers may come to mind. Now add Quantum Dots! Why? Because quantum dots (QDs) have completed the transition from a once curious demonstration of quantum confinement in semiconductors to an exponential expansion of applications ranging from fluorophores providing unique insights in biological investigations to multi-exciton generation (MEG) in solar cells.

A QD Learning Adventure Video

Solterra Quantum Dots

Like to be financially secure?

I first read in Motley Fool a statement and loved it because it is so true, So, I’ll relay it again “the secret to making a fortune in the stock market is to identify a unique growth business poised to dominate a mass market.” You’ll want to remember that and invest for the future in nanotechnology. One company that meets the criteria as a growth business that will dominate a mass market is Quantum Materials Corp (OTCQB:QTMM) with their QDX Tetrapod Quantum Dot’s (TQD). They have multiple uses in a wide array of applications in many different sectors…not just solar, medical and visual displays. Those were the primary reasons that I invested in this stock in the 1st place and as more and more uses for quantum dots are discovered every day, it re-enforces that I made the right decision….”it’s the same as having ‘a diversified portfolio , all in one stock‘.”[1]

Applications-of-nanoparticles

Source: “Commercial scale production of inorganic nanoparticles” [2]

An investment in nanotechnology and in particular Quantum Materials Corp. is essential! This nanotechnology field that most people know nothing about is going to change how the world develops in ways completely unimaginative to most, as seen in the incomplete chart above, i.e. waste heat recovery and flexible solar cells not addressed.
Tissue welding with lasers during surgery, selective cell isolation to eradicate cancers, solar cells with up to 65% efficiency, displays that pop with vibrant colors, power consumption 50% less than existing means, 3D TV’s that could go into the realm of holographic realism[3],  clothing and paints that change color with the whim of your desires. Sounds far fetched?
So was Dick Tracy’s 2 way wrist radio/TV watch in 1964, precursor to cell phones today. The Quantum Materials Corporation developed the method to mass produce a nanoparticle called a QUANTUM DOT that will follow the worldchanging technologies like Plastics 1920’s40’s, Biotech 1940’s60s, Internet 1970’s90’s and now Nanotech 2016 – ?.
The beauty of this quantum dot is its ubiquitous use in so many life changing applications.
A previous press release with NanoAxis using Quantum Materials Corp TQD’s in their Cancer, Diabetes, Alzheimer’s and depression research was eye opening. http://www.prweb.com/releases/2011/9/prweb8794822.htm Multiple applications like that in one sector of one market give credence to the depth of this technology into the diverse commercial markets opening up. Optoelectronics and the display screens that save energy for handhelds, computers, billboards and TV’s, to the household light bulbs will all use Quantum Dots. Anything that has color associated with it is a candidate for QD use. How broad is that? And the amazing part of this is it goes both ways. Not only do quantum dots give off vibrant light in every visible color spectrum but they absorb light in every spectrum to generate electricity. Solar cells will power devices 24/7. This day and night production of electricity uses solar cells that generate power from the ultraviolet thru visible, to the infrared lighting range to produce their power. To be more descriptive, sunlight at zenith (climax or high point) provides a radiance of just over 1 kilowatt per square meter at sea level. Of this energy 527 watts is infrared radiation, 445 watts is visible light, and 32 watts is ultraviolet radiation. The wafer type solar cells available today can only process visible light. That leaves out over half of the energy available from IR and the remainder in the UV. 56% of the available energy to be converted to electricity is LOST using today’s solar cells. In the future using the Solterra Renewable Technology flexible solar cell you will be able to capture that lost energy in the IR and UV region. And what is really exciting about this new Nanotechnology with Tetrapod Quantum Dots is it’s absorption capability 24 hours a day! Like enhanced night vision goggles the IR at night (although it would be a small amount) is enough to continue generation of power around the clock. Indoors (day and night) the lighting will be recycled to generate power with solar floors.

Is it going to happen tomorrow? NO! (See 2017 update below) ‘Quantum Dots (QD)’ is the latest and the most advanced part of semiconductor nanoparticles, which, currently, are at the pre-commercialized stage.[4] All developing technologies of significance take around 20 years to come to fruition. QD technology and products are no different, hitting the 37 year mark this year, taking a little longer. The quantum dot industry is going to go through a mega growth period and that is one of the problems currently facing the manufacturers. The mega market hasn’t arrived and is another two to three years away, and that is a good thing because the current manufacturers like Nanoco and Nanosys couldn’t support an explosive growth demand. They are struggling just to make their current quotas now. QMC on the other hand is posturing and aligning resources to be able to support the mega market growth when it arrives full force as evidenced in the press releases below. QMC patented a continuous manufacturing approach using a microfluidic-reactor. Their small reactor produces 250 kg of tetrapod QDs per year, or 250,000g per year. QMC’s first of several commercial scale micro-reactors of 2000kg/yr was operational June of 2015.  QMC produces in 20 minutes what has taken ten days to produce in the past. (Click HERE to see actual production) Colloidal batch synthesis methods to manufacture QD’s in gram quantities by the other manufacturers will not support the explosive commercial market needs for thousands of grams per day. Batch synthesis is too costly, time consuming and a large overhead is required. That will cut the field of approximately 22 players down significantly. For investors the field is even smaller, the public traded companies manufacturing QD’s are very limited, 2-3. Those public traded companies have fixed production capacity which restricts their ability to support commercialization of products and that brings us back to the quote above,”the secret to making a fortune in the stock market is to identify a unique growth business poised to dominate a mass market.” Quantum Materials Corp. using their proprietary microfluidic-reactors will easily be able to expand to support demand from the industries mega growth potential. The question is will the microfluidic-reactor manufacturer be able to keep up with the units needed to support a mega growth demand in time, or will the company have to go to shift work around the clock, 7 days a week until additional units arrive? Reality is the microfluidic-reactor supply will not be an issue for Quantum Materials Corp.. They have been diligently working with the manufacturer to address this continuously building growth demand and can contract out to others if needed.

Update for 2017, It’s almost three years later and the market is about to explode going into 2017. Samsung, the only manufacturer producing Quantum Dot TV’s for Christmas 2016 couldn’t keep up with the demand. Discount stores like Costco and BJ’s were selling out, picture quality and color rendition is beyond any thing else on the market, yes, quantum dot TV’s are that good!  The last two years delay is attributed to a change of product design. The display industry demanded a Quantum Dot that was environmentally friendly, in other words, Cadmium free, to comply with world wide RoHS restrictions. Cadmium is a heavy metal that has great performance characteristics that were hard to match in the Cadmium free arena, thus the significant delay to market. Now that that has been overcome as demonstrated at CES 2017 last week “Quantum Materials Corp to Present Heavy Metal-Free Quantum Dot Display Film at 2017 Consumer Electronics Show” we should in the near future, possibly as early as the Quantum Dot Forum on March 15 – 17, 2017, see the start of the mega growth cycle we talked about above.

You can’t say now, after three years, that you didn’t have a chance to look into what a Quantum Dot company is about with return potentials like Dell, Microsoft, Apple and Amazon. I suggest you investigate further Quantum Materials Corp – ticker QTMM and then if you decide not to invest at least follow the company developments. You can always change your mind later, just don’t watch another life time opportunity pass you by. Life is too short waiting for the next one to come by. Remember by the time feature magazines and newspapers like Barron’s, Forbes or The Wall Street Journal start covering breaking technology companies like Quantum Materials Corp. , the most potential for maximizing profit has already slipped past you and out your wallet!

Good luck, health and prosperity to you.

Bill Leigh Investing wisely!

[1]http://investorshub.advfn.com/boards/read_msg.aspx?message_id=68465724

[2] http://www.nanowerk.com/nanotechnology-applications.php

[3] http://bgr.com/2015/12/17/apple-iphone-3d-hologram-display/

[4] http://www.digitaljournal.com/pr/1762789#ixzz2uYkl71pz

Latest Audio:
October 2014: QMC’s CEO Clear Channel Radio Interview

Latest Videos:
Sept. 2014: Click HERE to view 4 short TV interviews with Tetrapod Quantum Dots being produced before your eyes at qmcdots.com/videos!
June 2013: Click HERE to view the CEO’s look into the future

Latest releases:
January 30, 2017:“GTG and QMA Report 150 Million RMB Investment by China Government Guidance Fund and Siting of Production Facilities in Beijing and Changde Economic Development Zones”
January 04, 2017:“Quantum Materials Corp to Present Heavy Metal-Free Quantum Dot Display Film at 2017 Consumer Electronics Show”
January 03, 2017:“Quantum Materials Corp Appoints Company Founder Stephen A. Squires Chairman and CEO”
November 30, 2016:“Quantum Materials Corp Shipping High Performance Sample Sets, Secures up to $9.75MM Financing”
August 16, 2016:“Quantum Materials Corp Continues Work for Joint Development Partner, Increases Strategic Personnel and Lab Space”
August 03, 2016:“Quantum Materials Corp Developing Nanomaterials for Tracing Fracking Fluids to Point of Origin”
June 14, 2016:“Quantum Materials Corp Appoints Sri Peruvemba CEO”
January 27, 2016:“Quantum Materials Corp to Launch Quantum Dot Production in China, Joint Venture Partner GTG Commits $20 Million US Investment”
December 15, 2015:“Quantum Materials Corp. Accomplishments and Market Projections”
September 22, 2015: “Quantum Materials Corp Signs Funded Product Development Agreement With Leading Optical Film Manufacturer (Spoiler – Per 8K it’s Nitto Denko)”
July 28, 2015: ” Quantum Materials Enters Joint Development Agreement With Leading Display Panel Manufacturer”
May 20, 2015: ” Quantum Materials to Announce New Class of High-Reliability Quantum Dots at SID Display Week 2015″
January 6, 2015: ” Quantum Materials Increasing Quantum Dot Production Capacity to Two Metric Tons by Q2 2015 to Meet 4K LCD TV and Display Demand”
November 19, 2014: “Eminent Nanotechnologist Dr. Michael Krueger Joins Quantum Materials Corp”
November 12, 2014: “Nanomaterial Processes Scientist Dr. Krishna Kowlgi Joins Quantum Materials Corp”
November 5, 2014: “Quantum Materials Corp to Quadruple Lab Space and Add Scientists”
October 1, 2014: “Quantum Materials Scaling Up Photoactive Quantum Dot Production for Solar Power Generation”
August 20, 2014: “Quantum Materials Acquires Bayer Technology Services Quantum Dot Manufacturing and Quantum Dot Solar Cell Patents”
August 20, 2014: “Quantum dot displays to launch in 2015”
August 6, 2014: “Quantum Materials Achieves 95% Quantum Yield by Automated Quantum Dot Production”
July 22, 2014: “Quantum Materials Announces Outside Directors and Adds Scientific Advisory Board”
June 30, 2014: “Quantum Materials Secures Uncloneable Anti-Counterfeiting 3D Printing Technology”
June 19, 2014: “Quantum Materials Ships 20 Grams of Quantum Dots to Major Asia-Based Global Company in First Weeks of Operation of Scaled Production System”
June 3, 2014: “Quantum Materials Corp. Initiates Quantum Dot Mass Production Months Ahead of Schedule “
May 21, 2014: “Quantum Materials Update on Scaled Quantum Dot Production”
April 10, 2014: “Quantum Materials Delivers Advanced Material to Broaden Product Offerings”
Feb. 19, 2014: This announcement is a huge competitive advantage! “Quantum Materials Secures Los Alamos Thick-Shell Quantum Dot Technology to Increase Brightness and Stability in Consumer Electronics”
Feb. 6, 2014: “Quantum Materials Secures Funding to Initiate Expanded Tetrapod Quantum Dot Production”
Nov. 7, 2013: “Quantum Materials Engineers Tetrapod Quantum Dots to Improve Diagnostic Accuracy of Biomedical Assays and Devices”
Sept. 11, 2013: “Customized Tetrapod Quantum Dot samples delivered to a diversified leading Asian-based electronics firm”
July/Aug 2013: “Quantum Dots: The Next Generation of Displays”
July 29, 2013: “Tetrapod nanocrystals light the way to stronger polymers”
June 6, 2013: “Quantum Materials Tetrapod Quantum Dots Break Kasha’s Rule”
March 27, 2013: “Quantum Materials Corporation Supplies Tetrapod Quantum Dots to U.S. Government Researchers”
Feb. 12, 2013: This press release about being able to manufacture Cadmium Free Quantum Dots is significant because it opens up the European and Asian markets that have bans on rare earth metals in their products. “Non Heavy Metal – Cadmium Free Tetrapod Quantum Dots”
Nov. 20, 2012: “Revolutionary Tetrapod Quantum Dot Synthesis Patent”
Nov. 13, 2012: Biomed “High Brightness Tetrapod Quantum Dots Developed”

Disclosure: I am long QTMM.

Wall Street Wonder in The Making! QTMM

February 15, 2014

The beauty of this quantum dot is its ubiquitous use in so many life changing applications.

It’s all about a nanotechnology company that can make copious amounts of quantum dots that the average person doesn’t understand, know if you can see them with the naked eye, how they are used or what they even are.   Quantum dots are man made crystals smaller than human cells. Their special electrical conductivity properties have generated a new class of semiconductor.  These unique nanocrystals are creating quite a stir in the industry because the technology applications are across a broad spectrum and you may remember the growth of companies like Intel, Samsung and Texas Instruments that were making semiconductors.  Quantum Materials Corp. (USA) makes Quantum Dots which are the next generation of semiconductors. 

A QD Learning Adventure Video

Like to be financially secure?

I first read in Motley Fool a statement and loved it because it is so true, So, I’ll relay it again “the secret to making a fortune in the stock market is to identify a unique growth business poised to dominate a mass market.” You’ll want to remember that and invest for the future in nanotechnology. One company that meets the criteria as a growth business that will dominate a mass market is Quantum Materials Corp (USA) with their Tetrapod Quantum Dot’s (TQD).  They have multiple uses in a wide array of applications in many different sectors...not just solar, medical and visual displays. Those were the primary reasons that I invested in this stock in the 1st place and as more and more uses for quantum dots are discovered every day,  it re-enforces that I made the right decision….”it’s the same as having ‘a diversified portfolio , all in one stock’.”[1]  An investment in this nanotechnology company that most people know nothing about is going to change how the world develops in ways completely unimaginative to most.
Tissue welding with lasers during surgery, selective cell isolation to eradicate cancers, Solar cells with up to 65% efficiency, displays that pop with vibrant colors, power consumption 50% less than existing means, 3D TV’s that could go into the realm of holographic realism, clothing and paints that change color with the whim of your desires. Sounds far fetched?
So was Dick Tracy’s 2 way wrist radio/TV watch in 1964, precursor to cell phones today. The Quantum Materials Corporation developed the method to mass produce a nanocrystal called a QUANTUM DOT that will follow the world-changing technologies like Plastics 1920’s – 40’s, Biotech 1940’s – 60-s, Internet 1970’s – 90’s and now Nanotech 2010 – ?.
The beauty of this quantum dot is its ubiquitous use in so many life changing applications.
A previous press release with NanoAxis using Quantum Materials Corp TQD’s in their Cancer, Diabetes, Alzheimer’s and depression research was eye opening. http://www.prweb.com/releases/2011/9/prweb8794822.htm Multiple applications like that in one sector of one market give creadance to the depth of this technology into the diverse commercial markets opening up. Optoelectronics and the display screens that save energy proposed for future QDLED iPhones [2&3]  to the household light bulbs will all use Quantum Dots. Anything that has color associated with it is a candidate for QD use. How broad is that? And the amazing part of this is it goes both ways. Not only do quantum dots give off vibrant light in every visible color spectrum but they absorb light in every spectrum to generate electricity. Solar cells will power devices 24/7. This day and night production of electricity uses solar cells that generate power from the ultraviolet thru visible to the infrared lighting range to produce their power. To be more descriptive, sunlight at zenith (climax or high point) provides an irradiance of just over 1 kilowatt per square meter at sea level. Of this energy 527 watts is infrared radiation, 445 watts is visible light, and 32 watts is ultraviolet radiation. The wafer type solar cells available today can only process visible light. That leaves out over half of the energy available from IR and the remainder in the UV. 56% of the available energy to be converted to electricity is LOST using today’s solar cells. Tomorrow using the Solterra Renewable Technology flexible solar cell you will be able to capture that lost energy in the IR and UV region. And what is really exciting about this new Nanotechnology with Tetrapod Quantum Dots is it’s absorption capability 24 hours a day! Like enhanced night vision goggles the IR at night (although it would be a small amount) is enough to continue generation of power around the clock.

You can’t say now that you didn’t have a chance to look into what could be the next Wall Street Wonder company with return potentials like Dell, Microsoft, Apple and Amazon, and if investing a little in an individual company isn’t your style, at least look into a Nanotechnology fund. IT IS THE FUTURE.

I suggest you investigate Quantum Materials Corp – ticker QTMM and if you decide not to invest at least follow the company developments. You can always change your mind later, just don’t watch another life time opportunity pass you by. Life is too short waiting for the next one to come by.

Good luck, health and prosperity in what ever choice you make.

Bill

[1]http://investorshub.advfn.com/boards/read_msg.aspx?message_id=68465724

[2]http://blog.toaninfo.com/2011/09/comparison-of-iphone-5-droid-bionic-and.html

[3]http://appleinsider.com/articles/14/02/06/apple-intensifies-research-into-quantum-dot-enhanced-displays

Latest video:
Sept. 2014: Click HERE to view 4 short TV interviews with Tetrapod Quantum Dots being produced before your eyes at qmcdots.com/videos!
June 2013: Click HERE to view the CEO’s look into the future

Latest press releases:
May 20, 2015: ” Quantum Materials to Announce New Class of High-Reliability Quantum Dots at SID Display Week 2015″
January 6, 2015: ” Quantum Materials Increasing Quantum Dot Production Capacity to Two Metric Tons by Q2 2015 to Meet 4K LCD TV and Display Demand”
November 19, 2014: “Eminent Nanotechnologist Dr. Michael Krueger Joins Quantum Materials Corp”
November 12, 2014: “Nanomaterial Processes Scientist Dr. Krishna Kowlgi Joins Quantum Materials Corp”
November 5, 2014: “Quantum Materials Corp to Quadruple Lab Space and Add Scientists”
October 1, 2014: “Quantum Materials Scaling Up Photoactive Quantum Dot Production for Solar Power Generation”
August 20, 2014: “Quantum Materials Acquires Bayer Technology Services Quantum Dot Manufacturing and Quantum Dot Solar Cell Patents”
August 20, 2014: “Quantum dot displays to launch in 2015”
August 6, 2014: “Quantum Materials Achieves 95% Quantum Yield by Automated Quantum Dot Production”
July 22, 2014: “Quantum Materials Announces Outside Directors and Adds Scientific Advisory Board”
June 30, 2014: “Quantum Materials Secures Uncloneable Anti-Counterfeiting 3D Printing Technology”
June 19, 2014: “Quantum Materials Ships 20 Grams of Quantum Dots to Major Asia-Based Global Company in First Weeks of Operation of Scaled Production System”
Feb. 19, 2014: “Quantum Materials Secures Los Alamos Thick-Shell Quantum Dot Technology to Increase Brightness and Stability in Consumer Electronics”
Feb. 6, 2014: “Quantum Materials Secures Funding to Initiate Expanded Tetrapod Quantum Dot Production”
Nov. 7, 2013: “Quantum Materials Engineers Tetrapod Quantum Dots to Improve Diagnostic Accuracy of Biomedical Assays and Devices”
Sept. 11, 2013: “Customized Tetrapod Quantum Dot samples delivered to a diversified leading Asian-based electronics firm”
July/Aug 2013: “Quantum Dots: The Next Generation of Displays”
July 29, 2013: “Tetrapod nanocrystals light the way to stronger polymers”
June 6, 2013: “Quantum Materials Tetrapod Quantum Dots Break Kasha’s Rule”
March 27, 2013: “Quantum Materials Corporation Supplies Tetrapod Quantum Dots to U.S. Government Researchers”
Feb. 12, 2013: This press release about being able to manufacture Cadmium Free Quantum Dots is significant because it opens up the European and Asian markets that have bans on rare earth metals in their products. “Non Heavy Metal – Cadmium Free Tetrapod Quantum Dots”
Nov. 20, 2012: “Revolutionary Tetrapod Quantum Dot Synthesis Patent”
Nov. 13, 2012: Biomed “High Brightness Tetrapod Quantum Dots Developed”

QTMM – Five Star Hotel, HALF a Star Price!

April 15, 2012

That’s a good analogy if you’re in the business of manufacturing and need customized high quality quantum dots for your products at a price that will help add to your bottom line. If you’re an investor consider yourself very lucky today. You’ve come across a company manufacturing a product so new 95%+ of the world has no idea about it. The 5% (if that) are college students just being exposed over the past couple years and starting to get a grasp as to the potential uses these Quantum Dots have. The best analogy I heard was from a guy named Garry Williams. Quantum Dots (QD’s) are like what sand is to cement. Sand is one of the three major building blocks in cement. That statement when you stop to think about it for a moment gives you a picture of the scope involved. You can’t go far without finding something that has been constructed with cement no matter where you go in the world. That gives you the feel for how many places worldwide that you will find Quantum dots used. Cement is in a multitude of products from construction site foundations, building of various shapes and sizes, roads, tunnels, bridges, pools, patios, figurines in the yard to yes even boats. Now lets break that down even further but before that’s done ask yourself, what was the product Quantum Materials Corp. (QMC)  is manufacturing? It’s Quantum Dots. To get the immensity of the companies growth potential put the fact that QD’s will be used world wide, along side the picture of the multitude of products they will be used in, remember that the Quantum Dot is equivalent to the grain of sand. It is pretty mind boggling to try and grasp the future when you think of it that way. The quantity of quantum dots that will be needed is astronomical. That leads to the uses in the future: Far fetched is SBSP – Space Based Solar Panels, Google it, there are two companies involved in this technology currently. A little more down to Earth, solar will be a major consumer of these quantum dots. QD hybrid silicon solar panels and the next generation photovoltaic QD cells will consume a few of those dots. Medical applications is the most promising for life changing applications next to solar. Products being developed from the advances in cancer research, Alzheimer’s, Diabetes, depression are already known for these quantum dots. A company called NanoAxis has already proven the viability of their use in vitro and in vivo. They are currently developing medical diagnostic test kits for the rapid determination of the ailment instead of waiting days or weeks for lab test results. There will be a significant advance in medical prognosis for doctors as well as they will be able to deliver pharmaceutical products directly to the diseased cells.
Have you seen the 2013 Ford Mustang car commercial where the cars driving down the road change color and display different designs? That is the kind of future you are about to enter with these quantum dots. Paints made from quantum dots will allow you to change the color of any item you’ve put them on or in to create vibrant colors that even nature would consider spectacular. The designs will only be limited by the creativity of ones own mind. Art will take on a whole new dimension never before considered. 

Applications keep expanding every day, Young minds keep getting more and more creative, it’s as if the youth of this world are getting focused on this new nanotechnology like a laser on a target. They do see uses in laser’s, with significant uses from military applications to tissue welding during surgery, LED lighting, monitors, displays, TV’s, the iphone, night vision equipment, security, equipment/personnel identification, preventing counterfeiting, quantum computing, designer clothing and fabrics, water purification and the list goes on and on. Quantum Dots from Quantum Materials Corp – ticker QTMM will make some of these ideas a reality. That should start to give you an idea of the volume and expansive scope of this nanotechnology using quantum dots.

Remember that grain of sand in the concrete we were originally talking about? It is all related to the quantity of these quantum dots that will be needed to bring these products and ideas to fruition and into production. QMC being able to mass produce these QD’s economically for companies to profit will garner much attention in the future. QD nanotechnology – See The Light!

Bill Leigh

Wall Street Wonder in The Making! QTMM

October 29, 2011

The beauty of this quantum dot is its ubiquitous use in so many life changing applications.

It’s all about Quantum Materials Corp. (QTMM) a nanotechnology company that can make copious amounts of quantum dots that the average person doesn’t understand, know if you can see them with the naked eye, how they are used or what they even are. Quantum dots are man made crystals smaller than human cells. Their special electrical conductivity properties have generated a new class of semiconductor. These unique nanocrystals, also known as nanoparticles, are creating quite a stir in several industries because the technology applications are across a broad spectrum and you may remember the growth of companies like Intel, Samsung and Texas Instruments that were making semiconductors. Quantum Materials Corp. makes Quantum Dots which are the next generation of semiconductors.

Why invest in quantum dots? Think of what has changed the shape of the future for the world in the past. The wheel, smelting, gunpowder, and computers may come to mind. Now add Quantum Dots! Why? Because quantum dots (QDs) have completed the transition from a once curious demonstration of quantum confinement in semiconductors to an exponential expansion of applications ranging from fluorophores providing unique insights in biological investigations to multi-exciton generation (MEG) in solar cells.

A QD Learning Adventure Video

                     

 Like to be financially secure?

I first read in Motley Fool a statement and loved it because it is so true, So, I’ll relay it again “the secret to making a fortune in the stock market is to identify a unique growth business poised to dominate a mass market.” You’ll want to remember that and invest for the future in nanotechnology. One company that meets the criteria as a growth business that will dominate a mass market is Quantum Materials Corp (USA) with their Tetrapod Quantum Dot’s (TQD).  They have multiple uses in a wide array of applications in many different sectors...not just solar, medical and visual displays. Those were the primary reasons that I invested in this stock in the 1st place and as more and more uses for quantum dots are discovered every day,  it re-enforces that I made the right decision….”it’s the same as having ‘a diversified portfolio , all in one stock’.”[1]

applications of nanoparticles
Source: “Commercial scale production of inorganic nanoparticles”  [2]
An investment in this nanotechnology company that most people know nothing about is going to change how the world develops in ways completely unimaginative to most, as identified in some of the applications on the chart above.

Tissue welding with lasers during surgery, selective cell isolation to eradicate cancers, Solar cells with up to 65% efficiency, displays that pop with vibrant colors, power consumption 50% less than existing means, 3D TV’s that could go into the realm of holographic realism, clothing and paints that change color with the whim of your desires. Sounds far fetched?

So was Dick Tracy’s 2 way wrist radio/TV watch in 1964, precursor to cell phones today. The Quantum Materials Corporation developed the method to mass produce a nanoparticle called a QUANTUM DOT that will follow the world-changing technologies like Plastics 1920’s – 40’s, Biotech 1940’s – 60-s, Internet 1970’s – 90’s and now Nanotech 2010 – ?.

The beauty of this quantum dot is its ubiquitous use in so many life changing applications.
A previous press release with NanoAxis using Quantum Materials Corp TQD’s in their Cancer, Diabetes, Alzheimer’s and depression research was eye opening. http://www.prweb.com/releases/2011/9/prweb8794822.htm

Multiple applications like that in one sector of one market give credence to the depth of this technology into the diverse commercial markets opening up. Optoelectronics and the display screens that save energy proposed for future QDLED iPhones [3&4] to the household light bulbs will all use Quantum Dots. Anything that has color associated with it is a candidate for QD use. How broad is that? And the amazing part of this is it goes both ways. Not only do quantum dots give off vibrant light in every visible color spectrum but they absorb light in every spectrum to generate electricity. Solar cells will power devices 24/7. This day and night production of electricity uses solar cells that generate power from the ultraviolet thru visible to the infrared lighting range to produce their power. To be more descriptive, sunlight at zenith (climax or high point) provides a radiance of just over 1 kilowatt per square meter at sea level. Of this energy 527 watts is infrared radiation, 445 watts is visible light, and 32 watts is ultraviolet radiation. The wafer type solar cells available today can only process visible light. That leaves out over half of the energy available from IR and the remainder in the UV. 56% of the available energy to be converted to electricity is LOST using today’s solar cells. Tomorrow using the Solterra Renewable Technology flexible solar cell you will be able to capture that lost energy in the IR and UV region. And what is really exciting about this new Nanotechnology with Tetrapod Quantum Dots is it’s absorption capability 24 hours a day! Like enhanced night vision goggles the IR at night (although it would be a small amount) is enough to continue generation of power around the clock.

You can’t say now that you didn’t have a chance to look into what could be the next Wall Street Wonder company with return potentials like Dell, Microsoft, Apple and Amazon. I suggest you investigate further Quantum Materials Corp – ticker QTMM and then if you decide not to invest at least follow the company developments. You can always change your mind later, just don’t watch another life time opportunity pass you by. Life is too short waiting for the next one to come by. Just remember by the time feature magazines and newspapers like Barron’s, Forbes or The Wall Street Journal start covering breaking technology companies like QTMM, the most potential for profit has already slipped past you and out your wallet!

Good luck, health and prosperity to you.

Bill Leigh

[1]http://investorshub.advfn.com/boards/read_msg.aspx?message_id=68465724

[2] http://www.nanowerk.com/nanotechnology-applications.php

[3]http://blog.toaninfo.com/2011/09/comparison-of-iphone-5-droid-bionic-and.html

[4]http://appleinsider.com/articles/14/02/06/apple-intensifies-research-into-quantum-dot-enhanced-displays

Latest video:
June  2013: Click HERE to view the CEO’s look into the future

Latest press releases:
January 27, 2016:“Quantum Materials Corp to Launch Quantum Dot Production in China, Joint Venture Partner GTG Commits $20 Million US Investment”
May 20, 2015: ” Quantum Materials to Announce New Class of High-Reliability Quantum Dots at SID Display Week 2015″
November 19, 2014: “Eminent Nanotechnologist Dr. Michael Krueger Joins Quantum Materials Corp”
November 12, 2014: “Nanomaterial Processes Scientist Dr. Krishna Kowlgi Joins Quantum Materials Corp”
November 5, 2014: “Quantum Materials Corp to Quadruple Lab Space and Add Scientists”
June 19, 2014: “Quantum Materials Ships 20 Grams of Quantum Dots to Major Asia-Based Global Company in First Weeks of Operation of Scaled Production System”
June 3, 2014: “Quantum Materials Corp. Initiates Quantum Dot Mass Production Months Ahead of Schedule “
May 21, 2014: “Quantum Materials Update on Scaled Quantum Dot Production”
April 10, 2014: “Quantum Materials Delivers Advanced Material to Broaden Product Offerings”
Feb. 19, 2014: “Quantum Materials Secures Los Alamos Thick-Shell Quantum Dot Technology to Increase Brightness and Stability in Consumer Electronics”
Feb. 6, 2014: “Quantum Materials Secures Funding to Initiate Expanded Tetrapod Quantum Dot Production”
Nov. 7, 2013: “Quantum Materials Engineers Tetrapod Quantum Dots to Improve Diagnostic Accuracy of Biomedical Assays and Devices”
Sept. 11, 2013: “Customized Tetrapod Quantum Dot samples delivered to a diversified leading Asian-based electronics firm”
July/Aug 2013: “Quantum Dots: The Next Generation of Displays”
July 29, 2013: “Tetrapod nanocrystals light the way to stronger polymers”
June 6, 2013: “Quantum Materials Tetrapod Quantum Dots Break Kasha’s Rule”
March 27, 2013: “Quantum Materials Corporation Supplies Tetrapod Quantum Dots to U.S. Government Researchers”
Feb. 12, 2013: This press release about being able to manufacture Cadmium Free Quantum Dots is significant because it opens up the European and Asian markets that have bans on rare earth metals in their products. “Non Heavy Metal – Cadmium Free Tetrapod Quantum Dots”
Nov. 20, 2012: “Revolutionary Tetrapod Quantum Dot Synthesis Patent”
Nov. 13, 2012: Biomed “High Brightness Tetrapod Quantum Dots Developed”

Solar and Oil don’t MIX

June 28, 2011

That new paradigm in solar by Quantum Materials Corp/Solterra Renewable Technologies, Inc (QMC/SRT) is down right deadly for the Oil moguls. Their ride for the past 60 years is about to come to an end the next 5-10 years. It won’t happen instantaneously but it will happen. There are several reasons the landscape is going to change in the oil industry. First and foremost is technology. Entering the explosive growth that is about to start in Nanotechnology is for most going to be mind boggling. Hard to comprehend what some of the space sci –fi imaginations are thinking about will be able to come to reality. 3D Holograms, who would have thought. In the future that will be the entertainment theater in which you are right in the middle of all the action. You thought 3D IMAX was something, you haven’t seen anything yet. So if technology gets us to this new level how does that affect the old staple oil?  First to be affected is the decrease in real demand, it isn’t going to dry up but it isn’t going to be driven by the oil speculators driving up the price instead of from real demand. Second, most of the large developed countries will be extensively powered from alternative fuels and 80% off the grid. Solar will be the most dominant of the energy sources that will decrease the need for oil initially. Third is Third world countries will drive the demand and resultant price for oil. Power even there for electricity will come from some of  the alternative fuels. That leaves a huge demand decrease and drop in oil prices. Fourth, more electric cars will mean more solar arrays for power and less gas guzzlers needing gas.  Fifth is economically depressed countries lacking electricity will also cut into the oil profits and demand. They won’t need to use the oil as they start to evolve into productive entities. Power will be cheaper and more reliable locally produced with solar. Sixth, the strategic oil reserve just opening up tells me the government is looking to lower cost replacement oil, if it is even replaced at all in the future. The electricity replacement from solar power will offset the utilities generating costs using oil. Competition in this case will be very healthy for the average customer. Seventh, the Cartel is without leadership that can rule. Hard to get consensus between the members any more. .Aside from the new finds several of the non cartel countries are making their way into the global market. When given an alternative to the oil most will opt for the environmentally friendly product. Make the alternative cheaper, add in that it is the oil pollution solution and it’s a done deal. Overall oil is going to have a hard time holding a candle to solar in the foreseeable future. Oil will always be around but as far as a THE dominant source for generating power and energy, history will write that it’s time has come and gone. Clean nanotechnology trumps dirty oil courtesy of Quantum Materials Corp  and its subsidiary Solterra Renewable Technologies, Inc.

Game-Changing Stocks – QTMM set to lead Quantum Dot Nanotechnology

June 4, 2011

Received the article below from Mr. Obermueller in my e-mail along with all the other material but found some of the points here very apropos for Quantum Materials Corp, OTCQB ticker: QTMM.
http://www.streetauthority.com/a/what-i-learned-well-known-stock-2500-458320

Andy Obermueller wrote: “Most of you know me as the Chief Strategist of Game-Changing Stocks. The entire focus of my advisory — and my investment philosophy — is to find those situations where the “rubber meets the road.” I’m talking about those profitable instances where a company, technology, or trend is really about to soar.

And while the goal sounds noble, my earnest intentions mean nothing if I don’t have a method to fit my aims. Of course, I do have a method. And the best news is that its main tenets aren’t difficult to put to work in your own portfolio…

First, research is the only way you’ll successfully find the next big thing. Most game-changers are ignored by media outlets until they’re bigger trends. By then the opportunity for the biggest profits has passed.

And believe me, I know whereof I speak. I was business writer and editor for years at some of the nation’s largest papers. By the time you read a story in The Wall Street Journal or Forbes or Barron’s, the smart money is already in and scoring profits.
Now, I have a pretty big advantage of most investors. Much to the benefit of my readers, it’s my job to research these ideas. Most people simply don’t have the time.

My office is filled with clippings, newspapers, SEC reports, and magazines lying just about everywhere. (I read just about anything I can get my hands on.)(Sounds like some of the board members for QTMM on Investorshub http://investorshub.advfn.com/boards/board.aspx?board_id=15185)

But research is only one part of the process. To profit the most from game-changing ideas, you also have to be an investor.

Now we all consider ourselves investors — after all, we buy stocks, right? That’s not quite what I’m talking about.

When you hear about “game-changers,” I bet you think of stocks that rise dramatically nearly overnight. You buy in, hold for a few weeks or days and then sell after a quick run-up. But in my experience, real game-changers see strong returns for months and years. (This is what we are really talking about here and that is what gets me all excited. It was once said over on Motley Fool the secret to making a fortune in the stock market was to identify a unique growth business poised to dominate a mass market. If QTMM and their quantum dots doesn’t fit that bill, I don’t know what does.)

Look at shares of Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL). It was more than seven years ago when shares traded at $13. Now they’re at $337. That’s a gain of nearly 2,500% (Apple has since my initial writing of this article reached $607 on 5-23-14 for a gain of 4,600%)

And if you look at the biggest winners in the market’s history, it’s the exact same story.

Walmart (NYSE: WMT) didn’t grow to a national presence overnight. Its shares didn’t soar for just a few weeks either. Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) may have grown quickly, but even those with the foresight to buy shares in the ’80s wish like hell they had hung on to them. As long as the trend behind an investment is still moving positively, I want to be profiting from it. And I have no problem seeing profits build year after year after year.

Many happy returns . . .

Andy Obermueller
Chief Investment Strategist — Game-Changing Stocks”

Hope Andy’s point of view helps some of those on the fence make their decision.  Quantum Materials Corp is a long term investment. The first 5-10 years will be the glory years with the next 10+ good for growth/dividends, (jmho). That’s right in line with Mr. Obermuellers message here. Invest in a game changing stock early and stay invested in it!!! Of course you take some out along the way to enjoy life, otherwise, why bother investing?

Good luck and do your DD before investing.
Bill Leigh

Latest Videos:
Sept. 2014: Click HERE to view 4 short TV interviews with Tetrapod Quantum Dots being produced before your eyes at qmcdots.com/videos!
June 2013: Click HERE to view the CEO’s look into the future

Latest press releases:
January 6, 2015: ” Quantum Materials Increasing Quantum Dot Production Capacity to Two Metric Tons by Q2 2015 to Meet 4K LCD TV and Display Demand”
November 19, 2014: “Eminent Nanotechnologist Dr. Michael Krueger Joins Quantum Materials Corp”
November 12, 2014: “Nanomaterial Processes Scientist Dr. Krishna Kowlgi Joins Quantum Materials Corp”
November 5, 2014: “Quantum Materials Corp to Quadruple Lab Space and Add Scientists”
October 1, 2014: “Quantum Materials Scaling Up Photoactive Quantum Dot Production for Solar Power Generation”
August 20, 2014: “Quantum Materials Acquires Bayer Technology Services Quantum Dot Manufacturing and Quantum Dot Solar Cell Patents”
August 20, 2014: “Quantum dot displays to launch in 2015”
August 6, 2014: “Quantum Materials Achieves 95% Quantum Yield by Automated Quantum Dot Production”
July 22, 2014: “Quantum Materials Announces Outside Directors and Adds Scientific Advisory Board”
June 30, 2014: “Quantum Materials Secures Uncloneable Anti-Counterfeiting 3D Printing Technology”
June 19, 2014: “Quantum Materials Ships 20 Grams of Quantum Dots to Major Asia-Based Global Company in First Weeks of Operation of Scaled Production System”
June 3, 2014: “Quantum Materials Corp. Initiates Quantum Dot Mass Production Months Ahead of Schedule “
May 21, 2014: “Quantum Materials Update on Scaled Quantum Dot Production”
April 10, 2014: “Quantum Materials Delivers Advanced Material to Broaden Product Offerings”
Feb. 19, 2014: This announcement is a huge competitive advantage! “Quantum Materials Secures Los Alamos Thick-Shell Quantum Dot Technology to Increase Brightness and Stability in Consumer Electronics”
Feb. 6, 2014: “Quantum Materials Secures Funding to Initiate Expanded Tetrapod Quantum Dot Production”
Nov. 7, 2013: “Quantum Materials Engineers Tetrapod Quantum Dots to Improve Diagnostic Accuracy of Biomedical Assays and Devices”
Sept. 11, 2013: “Customized Tetrapod Quantum Dot samples delivered to a diversified leading Asian-based electronics firm”
July/Aug 2013: “Quantum Dots: The Next Generation of Displays”
July 29, 2013: “Tetrapod nanocrystals light the way to stronger polymers”
June 6, 2013: “Quantum Materials Tetrapod Quantum Dots Break Kasha’s Rule”
March 27, 2013: “Quantum Materials Corporation Supplies Tetrapod Quantum Dots to U.S. Government Researchers”
Feb. 12, 2013: This press release about being able to manufacture Cadmium Free Quantum Dots is significant because it opens up the European and Asian markets that have bans on rare earth metals in their products. “Non Heavy Metal – Cadmium Free Tetrapod Quantum Dots”
Nov. 20, 2012: “Revolutionary Tetrapod Quantum Dot Synthesis Patent”
Nov. 13, 2012: Biomed “High Brightness Tetrapod Quantum Dots Developed”

How to avoid being misled or ripped off by Solar Marketers

April 24, 2011
  • Every day we are being misled or getting ripped off by some unscrupulous sales man trying to make his commission, bonus or quota. Being caught in  the “Close” is about the salesman using the technique effectively. The Solar industry is continuously  mis-representing efficiency to you,  the customer about to spend 5, 10, 20, 40 thousand for a system. How? By telling you their efficiency is the best. But what you don’t know is it may be for a short 1-2 hour period or even minutes at the PEAK efficiency. The rest of the time it’s not so good. So your overall efficiency levelized over 24 hours is, well pretty dismal.

That’s right they don’t want “off peak” to make a levelized playing field for EFFICIENCY over a 24 hour period. Makes sense to some degree. The sun doesn’t shine at night, unless you count reflecting moon beams. It’s awfully dark on a cloudy night, not to mention some hellatious thunderstorms have turned day into night, it’s that dark. And overcast days don’t help with enriching that tan you managed to acquire baking in the sun. But I do remember getting burnt on cloudy days at the beach. Must have been my imagination, a wind burn, that is what it was, a wind burn. Or was it something else? I remember some one mentioning UV. I can’t see it or feel it like the sun rays, so that couldn’t be it, or could it?
We are entering a new phase, a paradigm shift for the energy industry. Customizing your longitude and latitude characteristics to the generation facility for your power. UV, IR, and VL all come into play some time during the day and night. Visible light (VL) is pretty obvious as well as the Ultra Violet (UV) , that ‘s why we wear our sunglasses to protect our eyes from UV, not because we look good in them. And then the IR, what is infrared (IR)? It’s complicated to explain as you will see from the Wikipedia definition: “Infrared Technology is based upon (IR) light that has electromagnetic radiation with a wavelength longer than that of visible light, measured from the nominal edge of visible red light at 0.7 micrometres, and extending conventionally to 300 micrometres. These wavelengths correspond to a frequency range of approximately 430 to 1 THz,[1] and include most of the thermal radiation emitted by objects near room temperature. Microscopically, IR light is typically emitted or absorbed by molecules when they change their rotational-vibrational movements. “ Got that? Well to put it more in the terms of how it is used in solar applications they go on to say:
Sunlight at zenith (climax or high point) provides an irradiance of just over 1 kilowatt per square meter at sea level. Of this energy, 527 watts is infrared radiation, 445 watts is visible light, and 32 watts is ultraviolet radiation.[2]”. The wafer type solar cells available today can only process visible light. That leaves out over half of the energy available from IR and the remainder in the UV. 56% of the available energy to be converted to electricity is LOST using today’s solar cells. Tomorrow using the Solterra Renewable Technology flexible solar cell you will be able to capture that lost energy in the IR and UV region. And what is really exciting about this new Nanotechnology with Tetrapod Quantum Dots  is it’s absorption capability 24 hours a day! Like enhanced night vision goggles the IR at night is enough to continue generation of power around the clock. So when someone tries to sell you on their solar cell being the most efficient, ask them to tell you the 24 hr energy absorption and overall efficiency rating for the panel. That will stop them dead in their tracks and ask them what is their LCOE?
LCOE is the Levelized Cost of Electricity over the life of the power generating facility. Starts from construction costs and runs to disposal, a “cradle to grave” cost in which to compare overall generating cost. The lower the LCOE the better you are. Now you have something tangible to compare.

24/7/365 Solterra Renewable Technologies – Solars Phoenix
http://www.solterrasolarcells.com/

OPTIONAL EARLY RETIREMENT PLAN – $75 a 1000 shares

April 4, 2010

 Stock Market – OTC – TICKER :    QTMM

If there was any time you thought about investing and didn’t, this would be the time to rethink that decision. March thru May was the first drop of what will most likely be the waterfall in the future of news about the company accomplishments that will develop in the years to come. Industry advancements in Quantum Dot (QD) technologies that have been developing for the last 20 years are about to be released due to Quantum Materials Corp./Solterra’s revolutionary process for producing Quantum Dots and their flexible Solar Cells. Dr. Glass and CEO Stephen Squires have an oil pollution solution and are providing answers for improving the Environmental & Energy needs of the future!  Their new Nanotechnology developments will benefit our earth and mankind in general. Consider owning a part of history in the making before it’s another event in the history books you had a chance to capitalize on and didn’t.
Do your DD to make sure it’s environmentally, economically and personally right for you. Go to this link to learn the most important reasons WHY you should consider investing in the Nanotechnology field.          http://bit.ly/5ElApo   

Previously released before the name change from Hague to Quantum Materials Corp (QMC):

Hague Corp.’s Subsidiary, Solterra Renewable Technologies, Announces the Appointment of Renowned Technologist Dr. Bob Glass as Chief Technical Officer–  QMC has since announced the Appointment of Andrew Robinson to the Newly Created Position of Senior Director Middle East Business Development  and Toshi Ando to the position of Senior Director Asian Business Development along with forming a strategic alliance with JETRO.      

http://tinyurl.com/Dr-Bob-Glass                                     http://tinyurl.com/Mr-Robinson                  http://tinyurl.com/Toshi-Ando                                       http://tinyurl.com/JETRO-JAPAN

QTMM (Quantum Materials Corp) is to the Nano technology field what Amazon.com is to the discount retail field and very few are aware of this.

That is about to change in the next couple months. Quantum Materials Corp has developed a way to mass produce economically the Tetrapod Quantum Dots. This significant breakthrough allows what no other company has been able to do to date and that is provide commercialization of the QD’s to the various industries in kilogram quantities economically. The subsidiary Solterra Renewable Technologies, Inc. is bringing the solar phase of nanotechnology to the forefront.  Solterra will be producing and distributing a Thin Film Quantum Dot PV Solar Cell which is differentiated from other PV cells by a unique technology that results in lower cost, higher efficiency, and broader spectral performance. Solterra’s Quantum Dot Solar Cell achieves a dramatically lower manufacturing cost per watt because no vacuum equipment is required, no expensive silicon is required and low-cost screen printing and/or inkjet techniques are used on inexpensive substrates. Secondly, the Solterra Thin Film Quantum Dot Solar Cell has the potential to generate multiple excitons from each proton providing the potential for exponential improvements in conversion efficiency. Third, Solterra’s PV cell is not only more efficient in the early morning and late afternoon compared to crystalline silicon PV cells, but it also has the potential to harvest light energy in the infrared and ultraviolet spectra. Solar power at night!

This QD technology is truly revolutionary with uses and applications still being explored that will open doors to advances in medical, aerospace, waste heat recovery, biotechnology & optoelectronics. Are you willing to risk loosing out on the next technology revolution that’s been in the making for some twenty years? At least put it on your radar screen to monitor.  Investing in QTMM may make your chance to retire early a possibility or at least a little more luxurious! IMO QTMM is a global play that’s about to pay.

http://www.solterrasolarcells.com/    https://twitter.com/SOLTERRA

Note: Significant business development announcements should commence in the 1st Half of 2011.  Here’s a couple since then: 

The Best Of Both Worlds http://www.solterrasolarcells.com/downloads/nphoton2010.pdfQuantum

Dot Continuous Flow Processing Breakthrough Achieved http://www.prweb.com/releases/quantum-dot/quantum-materials/prweb8599745.htm

QMC’s Quantum Dots to give NanoAxis a helping hand http://compoundsemiconductor.net/csc/news-details/id/19734037/name/QMCs-quantum-dots-to-give-Nanoaxis-a-helping-hand-.html

OVER ENTHUSIASTIC JUBILANCE courtesy of QMC/Solterra!

January 28, 2010

Over enthusiastic jubilance, for once I’ve never been closer, is this the WHAT IF coming true!   Not too often in our life times does that feeling of unadulterated joy peak its head around the corner and pop into your life.  Can I cherish the moment? Should I indulge in the wafty aroma of life to its fullest? No, it very seldom happens and it has always been that carrot dangling in front, I’ve never seemed to be able to get to.  So what if this is the real deal? Fire works, cannons, orchestra’s and a stadium size choir singing Hallelujah, you finally made it before you hit the pearly gates.

We’ve been given more clues to this gravy train than you can shake a stick at. I’ve read more in this year than I’ve read in my lifetime, unfortunately I can’t recall worth a darn when I need to. So that brings me to where I’ve been half my life, I can dream can’t I?

The real reason I wrote this was to look at another side, failure. What’s the probability a start up can succeed? The odds we have a winner are stacked against us at 30 in 100 make it.  History has pretty well defined that startups are going to fail. So we must consider that possibility, as remote as it may seem to us following this company.

The average is within 10 years only 30% of the companies are still around, that’s an astonishing failure rate!  20% gone by the first year another 15% the second,  10% the third and another ~ 10% by the fourth year. So after 4 years almost 60% of the startups are history and over the next 6 years another 10 % vaporize. But how many of those were bought out, merged, or sold for a profit? We don’t know, so maybe it’s not as gloomy as it looks, but it still doesn’t look good.

http://smallbiztrends.com/2008/04/startup-failure-rates.html

So ask yourself, if it were to happen were would you be? Overextended should not be one of the answers.  At the minimum you should be no worse then you are now at paying your bills. This is a speculative stock even if it is very promising.  So if it goes belly up you should be able to keep your head above water, just like yesterday. Does it get any worse? Probably not now. One year ago it was a different story.  It was totally speculative with everything being based on pretty much a promise they would be able to do as they proposed in the business plan. Are they still speculative, as of this week the answer is still yes. In a couple weeks if our suppositions are on the money based on our puzzle piecing, less speculative is an understatement. Have we set our bar too high with our expectation for profit. Most likely.  So if we don’t actually make it the full mile and only make it to an average size solar and Quantum dot company stock price or worse, we only get ¼ the way, is that reason to be disappointed? Yes and no, Yes because we set the bar too high on our expectations of success and no because we still made money.  However you didn’t make any money if you didn’t sell any of your shares. Nothing goes straight up except Dell 1990 – 2000, DDRX, GMCR. So set your exit limit for a % of your shares and let the rest ride. I’m sure some of the Krispy Kream, ENRON, Citigroup, GM share holders wish they had done just that.

With that being said, how concerned should you be for success and company growth? What makes QMC and Solterra so different  from other companies?

IMO the economics associated with the technology, Managements resilience and drive and the public NEED for the service and products to be offered. They are not in just a single industry; their product crosses the gamut into a multitude of industry uses.

The company already has an equal 50/50 chance of being ahead simply from the fact there are two companies, a quantum dot company and a solar cell company. How many companies reduce your chance of failure by 50% from the get go?

One of the most compelling and least credible reason is scifi. Think of every cartoon adventure and gadget you can remember as a kid growing up. They all have come to reality in some form or another. Spaceships, 2 way wrist radio/tv, lasers…  This is the start of the next generation of nano technology gadgets,that QMC and Solterra will be major suppliers of product and like Bill Gates & Microsoft first to commercialize home computers, IBM computers, Hertz auto rentals, McDonalds fast food, Amazon discount on line retailer – they were the market leaders for many years during their growth development; and everyone of them came out of nowhere. Just like Quantum Materials Corp and Solterra Renewable Technologies, Inc. are coming out of nowhere, I’m telling you this is the somewhere you want to be for the future.

So is it really over enthusiastic jubilance? Not until the dream is reality!

Profit from Nano HISTORY in the making!

January 10, 2010

What if I told you news that this nanotechnologies thing was a sure bet. Yeah right. Well, as we all know nothing is guaranteed but taxes and dying, or is it? Didn’t someone say history tends to repeat itself. Wars, famine, droughts, locust, the typical dooms day type of stuff. But that’s looking at the negative side, what about the positive, Lets look at investment opportunities.
First is understanding the maze of opportunities and filtering hype from reality which by itself isn’t trivial. There are four major industry sectors nanotechnology will impact — manufacturing and materials, electronics and IT, healthcare and life sciences, and energy and environment. In these industry sectors there are eight markets — aerospace, automotive, construction, electronics, energy and environment, manufacturing, medical & pharmaceutical, and oil & gas.
How big is this nanotechnologies thing? PRETTY MASSIVE as you can see above, it has tentacles everywhere.
Market size forecasts as presented in 2007
“When you read about the market size forecast for nanotechnology the National Science Foundation’s “$1 trillion by 2015” inevitable gets quoted. Lux Research even estimates $2.9 trillion by 2014. These are huge numbers! By comparison, the entire U.S. consumer goods sector in 2005 was $877 billion. Even the entire industrial production of the United States in 2005 was a little less than $2.9 trillion.”
The hype here is even though one piece of the puzzle fits they count all the pieces of the puzzle in their numbers above. Even so the key is the numbers involved with the nanotechnologies is going to be pretty overwhelming.

Now take a look at the Investment Outlook as it looked in 2004 for Nanotechnology – It looks like the overall status is behind schedule pg 19.
http://www.alliance.rice.edu/Images/alliance/PDF/Lux%20Research%20Rice%20conference%201-28-05_web%20site.pdf

But this is really the meat and potatoes Page 5 Figure 5 holds the key to our future!  See the Senate Committee Testimony article below. 
Nanotechnologies are starting the commercialization phase and exiting the developmental ~20 year phase. Which if you think about it, Quantum Materials Corp (QTMM) will be mass producing the Quantum Dots that have for so long only been grown in miniscule amounts. You can’t commercialize a product with limited quantities. QTMM has now solved that problem. Being an ECONOMICAL Nanomaterial provider to these numerous industries will be a boom to all. (This is the testimony by Matthew Nordan, President of Lux Research Inc 2008 to the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation)
http://commerce.senate.gov/public/?a=Files.Serve&File_id=ed727755-4847-41de-b242-600d9c36ae09

And if that wasn’t convincing here is an excerpt further enforcing that HISTORY REPEATS ITSELF, an article from http://www.nanowerk.com/spotlight/spotid=1328.php was dated January 25, 2007.

Golden opportunity or bad idea?
Whether investing in nanotechnology stocks today is an opportunity or not is to be answered by every investor for himself. It never hurts to be on the cautionary side though, and here are some concluding thoughts:
Truly revolutionary nanotechnology products and materials available as commercial products are years in the future (some say only a few years; some say many years) and the companies dealing with these products and materials probably are not listed yet or don’t even exist yet. Economist Norm Poire at Merrill Lynch tracks a series of historical growth innovations. He argues that growth innovations drive the economy and the stock market. It takes about 28 years for a new technology to become widely accepted, which then fuels a period of rapid growth lasting about 56 years. Some 112 years after invention the innovation reaches maturity and grows in line with population increases.
Growth Innovations

You’ll have to go to the chart from the link above that is below “Growth Innovations” showing Textiles, Railroad, Automotive, Computer, Nanotech?

Source: Norman Poire, Merrill Lynch
Whether nanotechnology becomes such a historical growth innovation remains to be seen. What is certain, though, is that the timeframe involved will span decades.

As you can see from the chart above we are in the infant stage of the development of this Info Revolution. I don’t believe it’s an “If” or “Whether” any longer, the nanomaterial phase (Quantum Materials Corp – QTMM) has just matured to allow the nanointermediate phase to start manufacturing for the nano-enabled product phase to deliver the end product. Solterra Renewable Technologies, Inc. will be the nanointermediate company mass producing the solar cells and this is only the beginning! Some times it pays to take a lesson from history and step back to look at the big picture. Don’t let procrastination get in the way and miss this investment opportunity. You’ll have to decide for yourself the right vehicle to invest with, QTMM/ Solterra is one of several. IMO they are on the cutting edge of the technology and will emerge as one of the market leaders many will try to emulate.

Here’s some more positive comments not as technical but more from the heart:
Some comments on the internet about Nanotechnology For Dummies by Richard D. Booker, Mr. Earl Boysen
My prediction (and the authors) is that this is going to be the hot science subject of the next generation.
While the authors do tend to be wonderfully enthusiastic about the nanotech future, I think that their optimism is somewhat warranted. They show you the edge of the future that we are about to enter, and even after dismissing the hype, there’s some intriguing stuff out there.
Before reading this book, I didn’t know, nor did I care about nanotechnology. But now, I see all the applications of it in every day life!

The message is it really doesn’t matter where you get on board the nano train, you just need to get on board for the ride.

 

Stock Market – OTC.BB – Ticker =  QTMM


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