University Chemistry ›› 2019, Vol. 34 ›› Issue (8): 142-147.doi: 10.3866/PKU.DXHX201904011

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Work Miracles: The Truth of Artificial Diamonds

Xue WANG2,Lihong YANG3,Yufei GONG1,Xueli ZHENG1,*()   

  1. 1 College of Chemistry, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610064, P. R. China
    2 College of Basic Medicine, Kunming Medical University, Kunming 650500, P. R. China
    3 College of Landscape Architecture, Central South University of Forestry and Technology, Changsha 410004, P. R. China
  • Received:2019-04-11 Accepted:2019-05-20 Published:2019-06-05
  • Contact: Xueli ZHENG
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"A diamond is forever", diamond is not only seen as a kind of precious stones, but also used in industry. With technology and science continuing to develop, synthetic diamond is developing rapidly. To answer readers' confusion of synthetic diamond, there is a wonderful story, which tells readers about structure and properties of graphite and diamond, the basic method and catalysis of synthetic diamond.

Key words: Graphite, Diamond, Artificial diamond, Catalyst action