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Amorphous diamond synthesized

A team of Carnegie high-pressure physicists have created a form of carbon that's hard as diamond, but amorphous, meaning it lacks the large-scale structural repetition of a diamond's crystalline structure. Their findings ...

dateAug 31, 2017 in Materials Science
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Fluorescent crystal mystery solved

A decades-old mystery of why a naturally-occurring organic crystal fluoresces blue under ultra-violet light, yet when grown under laboratory conditions fluoresces with an intense green colour, has been solved by scientists ...

dateAug 31, 2017 in Materials Science
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