Hard to Beat
With so many commercial uses, could diamonds be the new plastic?
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If the movie The Graduate were remade today, the adviceBenjamin Braddock receives from a family friend about the futurewouldn't be "plastics"--it would likely be"diamonds."
The new front-runner in the race for the material of tomorrow, adiamond is the hardest natural material. It has high thermalconductivity, chemical inertness, high density, high stiffness andhigh transparency. Soon enough, your computer and cell phone willprob-ably run on diamond processors instead of silicon ones.
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