TITLE

Diamonds on the rise

AUTHOR(S)
Firth, Niall
PUB. DATE
May 2005
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);5/16/2005, Vol. 293 Issue 7675, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Cites that a research team from the University of Nottingham have successfully levitated diamonds and other heavy elements using a superconducting magnet and liquid oxygen. Reduction of the cost and environmental impact of mining; Use of the buoyancy effect that oxygen produces in a magnetic field; Use of a mixture of nitrogen and oxygen.
ACCESSION #
17139095

 

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