Amorphous diamond from C[sub 60] fullerene

Hirai, Hisako; Kondo, Ken-ichi
April 1994
Applied Physics Letters;4/4/1994, Vol. 64 Issue 14, p1797
Academic Journal
Examines amorphous diamond from C[sub 60] fullerene. Use of shock-compression techniques to obtain amorphous diamond; Comparison of transparent properties between sapphire and diamond; Stability of amorphous diamond at ambient conditions.


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