UNC-TV Science

Diamond in the Rough

Clip: Season 3 | 5m 7s

Diamond is a collection of interconnected carbon atoms whose strong chemical bonds make the brilliant, super-hard crystals we know. Watch NC State University researchers create brighter, harder, magnetic diamonds with a few quick blasts of a powerful laser. See how by rearranging the chemical bonds in a diamond, they can quickly and cheaply make the new and improved Q-carbon.

Aired: 06/12/16

Rating: NR

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