By applying pressure at the nanoscale with an indenter to two layers of graphene, each one-atom thick, CUNY researchers transformed the honeycombed graphene into a diamond-like material at room temperature. | Ella Maru Studio

Flexible Graphene Turns Hard as Diamonds When Struck by a Bullet

Physicists at the City University of New York have developed a material called diamene, which could become a new class of armor for people, vehicles, and spacecraft.

Published On 12/19/2017
5:03 PM EST