Normally an insulator, diamond becomes a metallic conductor when subjected to large strain in a new theoretical model.
New technique allows for more precise measurements of deformation characteristics using nanoindentation tools.
New system of “strain engineering” can change a material’s optical, electrical, and thermal properties.
Analysis of blood from patients with sickle-cell disease reveals how cell clumping begins.
Diamond nanoneedles have strength approaching the theoretical maximum.
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