Aggregated diamond nanorods, the densest and least compressible form of carbon

  • We report the synthesis of aggregated diamondnanorods (ADNRs) from fullerene C60C60 at 20(1) GPa and 2200  °C using a multianvil apparatus. Individual diamond nanoroads are of 5–20 nm in diameter and longer than 1μm1μm. The x-ray and measured density of ADNRs is ∼0.2%–0.4%∼0.2%–0.4% higher than that of usual diamond. The extremely high isothermal bulk modulusKT=491(3)GPaKT=491(3)GPa [compare to KT=442(4)GPaKT=442(4)GPa of diamond] was obtained by in situx-ray diffraction study. Thus, ADNRs is the densest among all carbonmaterials and it has the lowest so far experimentally determined compressibility.

Download full text files

Export metadata

Additional Services

Share in Twitter Search Google Scholar Statistics
Metadaten
Author:Natalia Dubrovinskaia, Leonid Dubrovinsky, Wilson Crichton, Falko Langenhorst, Asta Richter
URN:urn:nbn:de:kobv:526-opus4-5646
DOI:https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2034101
ISSN:0003-6951
Parent Title (English):Applied Physics Letters
Document Type:Article
Language:English
Year of Publication:2005
Date of first Publication:2005/08/16
Publishing Institution:Technische Hochschule Wildau
Release Date:2017/06/07
Volume:87
Issue:8
Source:The following article appeared in N. Dubrovinskaia et al., Appl. Phys. Lett.87, 083106 (2005) http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.2034101
Copyright:This article may be downloaded for personal use only. Any other use requires prior permission of the author and AIP Publishing.
Institutes:Fachbereich Ingenieurwesen / Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen (bis 8/2014)
Dewey Decimal Classification:6 Technik, Medizin, angewandte Wissenschaften / 62 Ingenieurwissenschaften / 621 Angewandte Physik
Licence (German):Das Dokument ist urheberrechtlich geschützt