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Diamond may have a softer side: T-carbon.

This fluffy form of diamond, simulated in a Chinese supercomputer, could be used for a variety of applications — if someone can make the stuff and prove its stability in the real world.

“What is the most surprising to us is that such an elegant structure has never been proposed before,” says Gang Su, a materials scientist at the Graduate University of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing and a coauthor of an upcoming paper describing T-carbon in Physical Review Letters.

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Category: Science