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August 5th, 2004

Gold and Diamonds

Gold and diamonds, accouterments at many weddings, have another curious affinity. They have almost the same acoustic impedance, a fact which two physicists are hoping to exploit in order to get nanoparticles, embedded in a crystalline network, to ring with a pure tone, which in turn should help in the development of various nanotechnology devices.

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