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2013-12-08 23:00:24

DeepResearchReports.com adds “2013 Deep Research Report on Global and China CVD Diamond Industry” report to its research database. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) December

2013-11-25 23:26:17

iAbrasive is pleased to announce the launch of an attribution selection system which will open up a new door to purchase silicon carbide.

2013-11-06 23:28:44

The Contour Profile Sanding Kit is back by popular demand at MultiFitBlades.com.

2013-10-30 23:18:57

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Case Western Reserve University Makes Nanodiamonds In Ambient Conditions
2013-10-21 09:19:46

Instead of having to use tons of crushing force and volcanic heat to forge diamonds, researchers at Case Western Reserve University have developed a way to cheaply make nanodiamonds on a lab bench at atmospheric pressure and near room temperature.


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2005-05-26 11:05:25

Corundum is the crystalline form of aluminium oxide and one of the rock-forming minerals. Corundum is naturally clear, but can have different colors when impurities are added. Transparent specimens are used as gems, called ruby if red, while all other colors are called sapphire. The word corundum comes from the Hindi kurand. The oxygen atoms in corundum are arranged in a hexagonal close-packing, with the smaller aluminium atoms occupying 2/3 of the octahedral gaps. The coordination of the...

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megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.