A piece of 1mm-wide AM-III glass made a scratch on the surface of a natural diamond stone. Photo: National Science Review A piece of 1mm-wide AM-III glass made a scratch on the surface of a natural diamond stone. Photo: National Science Review
A piece of 1mm-wide AM-III glass made a scratch on the surface of a natural diamond stone. Photo: National Science Review

Chinese scientists develop glass as hard as a diamond

  • It is hoped the transparent material, tentatively named AM-III, will have wide applications in the hi-tech industry
  • AM-III is a semiconductor almost as efficient as silicon, with the ability to transfer electric current

Topic |   China science
A piece of 1mm-wide AM-III glass made a scratch on the surface of a natural diamond stone. Photo: National Science Review A piece of 1mm-wide AM-III glass made a scratch on the surface of a natural diamond stone. Photo: National Science Review
A piece of 1mm-wide AM-III glass made a scratch on the surface of a natural diamond stone. Photo: National Science Review
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