super-pressurized aggregated carbon nanorods26 Aug 2005
You know what they say – super-pressurized aggregated carbon nanorods are a girl’s best friend:
Physicists in Germany have created a material that is harder than diamond. Natalia Dubrovinskaia and colleagues at the University of Bayreuth made the new material by subjecting carbon-60 molecules to immense pressures. The new form of carbon, which is known as aggregated diamond nanorods, is expected to have many industrial applications (App. Phys. Lett. 87 083106).