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Next-gen power grid: Researchers develop faster, cheaper technique for creating cubic boron nitride

By Stephanie Liverani / February 12, 2016

Researchers at North Carolina State University developed a new technique for creating cubic boron nitride at ambient temperature and pressure, which could lead to advancements across many applications, including power grid technologies.

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New phase of solid carbon allows researchers to create tougher-than-tough diamonds at room temperature

By Stephanie Liverani / December 9, 2015

Researchers from North Carolina State University discovered a new phase of solid carbon that is harder than diamonds and can be formed at room temperature and at ambient atmospheric pressure.

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