The chemical mechanism behind silica-coated nanodiamonds revealed

The team unraveled the bonding mechanism.

SLAC researchers found a way to increase X-ray laser brightness and power

The long – but not too long – cavity would ping-pong X-ray pulses inside of a particle accelerator facility.

New technique uses laser to slice semiconductors from diamonds

A pivotal step toward making diamonds a suitable semiconductor material for future technologies.

Scientists demonstrated the high thermal conductivity of cubic silicon carbide

Analysis reveals crystal purity unlocks semiconductors’ thermal conductivity.

Potential ‘diamond factory’ may have existed at the core-mantle boundary for billions of years

Diamonds and rust at the Earth's core-mantle boundary.

Strange diamonds formed after the dwarf planet collided with a large asteroid

Mysterious diamonds came from outer space.

Diamonds form during asteroid impacts have unique properties

It could be used for advancing future engineering applications.

Unexpected methane synthesis from diamond and graphite

Carbon-based graphitic materials may be very efficient reagents.

First-ever interior earth mineral discovered on Earth’s surface

New mineral from Earth’s lower mantle surfaced as diamond inclusion.

Microscopic diamond tracers allow high-quality images up to a centimeter below the surface of tissue

Diamonds engage both optical microscopy and MRI for better imaging.

Human-made hexagonal diamonds are stiffer than the common cubic diamonds

Scientists created hexagonal diamonds large enough to measure their stiffness using sound waves.

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