LED manufacturers could improve the light quality of bulbs by using quantum dot technology, according to one industry source.
One company that is developing the crystalline structure semiconductors is Nanosys, which recently announced that it is set to use the technology in a mobile product for LG, reports LED Magazine.
The news provider explained that Quantum dots can produce any colour in the "visible light spectrum", while LEDs can have trouble with certain shades.
Chief executive officer of Nanosys Jason Hartlove claimed that current LED technology is not perfect and can be enhanced by the use of quantum dots alongside them.
He was quoted as saying: "Our manufacturing process yields the ability to emit specific wavelengths allowing you to exactly match the colour requirements of the application."
Mr Hartlove noted that this process will be used to provide the backlight source for an LG product.
A recent report by consultant Munisamy Anandan claimed that the increased popularity of LEDs for such uses has led to the potential prospect of there being a shortage of bulbs in 2010.