Allotropes of carbon
Carbon is capable of forming many allotropes due to its valency. Well-known forms of carbon include diamond and graphite. In recent decades many more allotropes and forms of carbon have been discover...
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Is This New Super Carbon Better Than Graphene?
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Most EXPENSIVE Diamonds In The World!
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1,109-carat diamond sells for 53 million dollars
1,109-carat diamond found in Botswana has sold for a whopping 53 million dollars at Sotheby’s
Giant 910 carat diamond found in Lesotho
One of the world's largest diamonds has been found in Letseng mine in Lesotho, a small country surrounded by South Africa. The diamond was found by UK mining company Gem Diamonds and could be worth up...
Diamonds are neither rare, nor valuable.
Diamonds are neither rare, nor valuable.
This New Graphene Material Called Diamene Turns Harder Than Diamond When It's Hit By A Bullet
Scientists have created a new material called diamene, which promises to be as flexible as tin foil but hard enough to stop a bullet....
3D graphene has 5% of the weight and 10x the strength of steel
A team of MIT engineers has successfully designed a new 3-D material with five percent the density of steel and ten times the strength, making it one of the ...
Kim Kardashian robbery: How do you sell high-profile diamonds? - BBC News
Kim Kardashian's robbers made off with $10 million worth of jewels, but how easy is it to sell on diamonds belonging to one of the world's most famous people?
Dirty To Drinkable-Engineers Develop Novel Hybrid Nanomaterials To Transform Water
A team of engineers at Washington University in St. Louis has found a way to use graphene oxide sheets to transform dirty water into drinking water, and it could be a global game-changer.
Slicing Ice With Your Fingers (and a bit of graphene)!
The heat generated by your fingers is enough to slice through ice like butter...
How To Make Graphene
Since its discovery a decade ago, scientists and tech gurus have hailed graphene as the wonder material that could replace silicon in electronics, increase the efficiency of batteries, the durability ...
A Metal That Behaves Like Water
Graphene is going to change the world — or so we’ve been told. Since its discovery a decade ago, scientists and tech gurus have hailed graphene as the wonder material that could replace silicon in ele...
From Allergens To Anodes: Pollen Derived Battery Electrodes
Pollens, the bane of allergy sufferers, could represent a boon for battery makers: Recent research has suggested their potential use as anodes in lithium-ion batteries. 'Our findings have demonstrated...
New Form of Carbon Is Harder than Diamonds
A new form of solid carbon, called Q-carbon, was discovered which allows production of diamond-related structures at room temperature and at ambient atmospheric pressure in air. Graphite and diamonds ...
Researchers Find New Phase Of Carbon, Make Diamond At Room Temperature
Researchers from North Carolina State University have discovered a new phase of solid carbon, called Q-carbon, which is distinct from the known phases of graphite and diamond. They have also developed...
Amorphous carbon
Amorphous carbon is free, reactive carbon that does not have any crystalline structure (also called diamond-like carbon). Amorphous carbon materials may be stabilized by terminating dangling-π bonds ...
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Graphite
Graphite /ˈɡræfaɪt/ is made almost entirely of carbon atoms, and as with diamond, is a semimetal native element mineral, and an allotrope of carbon. Graphite is the most stable form of carbon under st...
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Diamond
In mineralogy, diamond (/daɪ(ə)mənd/; from the ancient Greek ἀδάμας – adámas "unbreakable") is a metastable allotrope of carbon, where the carbon atoms are arranged in a variation of the face-centered...
Atomic carbon
Atomic carbon (systematically named methanediylidene and carbon), also called monocarbon, is an inorganic chemical with the chemical formula C (also written [C]). It is a gas that only exists above 3,...
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Diatomic carbon
Diatomic carbon (systematically named ethenediylidene and dicarbon(C—C)), also called dicarbon, is an inorganic chemical with the chemical formula C=C (also written [C2] or C2). It is a gas that only ...
Fullerene
A fullerene is a molecule of carbon in the form of a hollow sphere, ellipsoid, tube, and many other shapes. Spherical fullerenes are also called buckyballs, and they resemble the balls used in footbal...
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Graphene
Graphene (/ˈɡræf.iːn/) is an allotrope of carbon in the form of a two-dimensional, atomic-scale, hexagonal lattice in which one atom forms each vertex. It is the basic structural element of other allo...
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Carbon nanotube
Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) are allotropes of carbon with a cylindrical nanostructure. Nanotubes have been constructed with length-to-diameter ratio of up to 132,000,000:1, significantly larger than for a...
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Carbon nanobud
In nanotechnology, carbon nanobuds form a material (discovered and synthesized in 2006) which combines two previously discovered allotropes of carbon: carbon nanotubes and spheroidal fullerenes (or, i...
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Glassy carbon
Glass-like carbon, often called glassy carbon or vitreous carbon, is a non-graphitizing carbon which combines glassy and ceramic properties with those of graphite. The most important properties are hi...
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Carbon nanofoam
Carbon nanofoam is an allotrope of carbon discovered in 1997 by Andrei V. Rode and co-workers at the Australian National University in Canberra. It consists of a cluster-assembly of carbon atoms strun...
Lonsdaleite
Lonsdaleite (named in honour of Kathleen Lonsdale), also called hexagonal diamond in reference to the crystal structure, is an allotrope of carbon with a hexagonal lattice. In nature, it forms when me...
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Linear acetylenic carbon
Linear acetylenic carbon, also called carbyne, is an allotrope of carbon that has the chemical structure (−C≡C−)n as a repeating chain, with alternating single and triple bonds. It would thus be the u...
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Lincoln County Process
The Lincoln County Process is a step used in producing some Tennessee whiskeys. The whiskey is filtered through, or steeped in, charcoal chips before going into the casks for aging. The process is nam...
Lincoln County Process - Wikipedia