What is DIAMOND-LIKE CARBON?

A material with high content of sp3 hybridized carbon atoms that display some of the typical properties of diamond, such as high mechanical hardness, high electrical resistivity and high thermal conductivity. Produced by application of pressure, impact, catalysis, or combination of these methods on materials that contain carbon and hydrogen.

DIAMOND-LIKE CARBON: "Diamond-like carbons are amorphous carbon materials."

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