With extensive tables and illustrations, this consideration provides an insightful view into industrial diamonds and their existing and futuristic applications. Detailing diamond uses--including superabrasives, heat spreaders, acoustic resonators, light-emitting diodes, super solar cells, integrated circuits, and gene chips--this account also examines the many synthesis processes, such as ultrahigh pressure technologies and chemical vapor depositions. Industry professionals and academics in nanotechnology, diamond, and semiconductor industries are sure to benefit from this reference.
James Sung is the former manager of diamond engineering at General Electric and a former employee at Industrial Technology Research Institute in Taiwan, where he developed novel diamond tools. He currently works in diamond technologies for Kinik in Taiwan. He is the author of Evolution of the Universe: The Cosmic Game of Consciousness.