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No pressure: Creating diamond thin films from graphene may be easier than thought

By April Gocha / February 12, 2014

Scientists from Rice University and Russia have developed a phase diagram for the conversion of thin layers of graphene to diamond, which indicate it may be possible to chemically achieve the transition without high pressure.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By / February 5, 2013

What an active field! Oxygen tolerance of an in silico-designed bioinspired hydrogen-evolving catalyst in water (PNAS) Certain bacterial enzymes, the diiron hydrogenases, have turnover numbers for hydrogen production from water as large as 104/s. Their much smaller common active site, composed of earth-abundant materials, has a structure that is an attractive starting point for the…

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