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Building a harder diamond

Written by  Sunday, 05 July 2020 11:48
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Tsukuba, Japan (SPX) Jul 03, 2020
Researchers at the University of Tsukuba used computer calculations to design a new carbon-based material even harder than diamond. This structure, dubbed "pentadiamond" by its creators, may be useful for replacing current synthetic diamonds in difficult cutting manufacturing tasks. Diamonds, which are made entirely of carbon atoms arranged in a dense lattice, are famous for their unmatche

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