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Researchers create single diamond/boron nitride crystalline layers for more efficient high-power machining

By Stephanie Liverani / May 13, 2016

ACerS member Jay Narayan and his research team at North Carolina State University have developed a new technique to deposit diamond on the surface of cubic boron nitride, integrating the two materials into a single crystalline structure that can be used in high-power devices.

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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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Video: Silicon nitride origami—making self-assembling 3D microstructures using water

By April Gocha / June 5, 2014

Researchers at the University of Twente (Netherlands) have made microscopic self-assembling 3D structures—cubes, pyramids, bowls, and other geometric shapes—out of flat sheets of silicon nitride using only a droplet of water.

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New era in oxide electronics? Single oxide p-n junction demonstrated

By / March 9, 2012

Schematic of laser induced p–n junctions in nickel oxide single crystal films integrated with silicon or sapphire substrates by domain matching epitaxy. Credit: J. Narayan, U.S. Patent # 6,955,985) A group at North Carolina State University led by Jagdish Narayan, an ACerS member and well-known expert in advanced materials processing, says it has accomplished a…

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