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Title: The Mysteries of Diamonds: Bizarre History, Amazing Properties, Unique Applications

Diamonds have been a prized material throughout history. They are scarce and beautiful, wars have been fought over them, and they remain today a symbol of wealth and power. Diamonds also have exceptiomore »nal physical properties which can lead to unique applications in science. There are now techniques to artificially synthesize diamonds of extraordinarily high quality. In this talk, Professor Kagan will discuss the history of diamonds, their bizarre properties, and their manufacture and use for 21st century science.« less
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Title: The Mysteries of Diamonds: Bizarre History, Amazing Properties, Unique Applications
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Publication Date: 2008-06-24
OSTI Identifier: 1014083
DOE Contract Number: AC02-76SF00515
Other Number(s): TRN: US1105391
Resource Type: Multimedia
Resource Relation: Conference: SLAC Public Lecture Series, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Menlo Park, California, presented on June 24, 2008
Research Org: SLAC (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (SLAC), Menlo Park, CA (United States))
Sponsoring Org: USDOE Office of Science (SC)
Subject: 43 PARTICLE ACCELERATORS ; DIAMONDS ; FERMILAB ACCELERATOR ; PHYSICAL PROPERTIES ; STANFORD LINEAR ACCELERATOR CENTER
Country of Publication: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 1:20:29
System Entry Date: 2016-01-27