Sunday, September 21, 2014

Smallest possible diamonds form ultra-thin nanothreads

For the first time, scientists have discovered how to produce ultra-thin 'diamond nanothreads' that promise extraordinary properties, including strength and stiffness greater than that of today's strongest nanotubes and polymers. The threads have a structure that has never been seen before.



from Geochemistry News -- ScienceDaily http://ift.tt/1qY8qHR

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