diamond anvil

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diamond anvil

[′dī·mənd ′an·vəl]
(engineering)
A brilliant-cut diamond of extremely high quality that is modified to have 16 sides and has the culet cut off to create either a flat tip or a flat surface followed by a bevel of 5-10°.
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Scientists who conduct palm-sized diamond anvil cell experiments refuse to be left out of the liquid-metal action.
The diamond anvil cell pyrolysis of kerogen has the potential to observe the transformation of organic matter of kerogen and reveal many important processes during its heat treatment, which are not recognized using conventional pyrolysis techniques.
Laser induced heating in diamond anvil cells is a common technique to achieve simultaneous high-pressure and high-temperature (HP-HT) conditions on a sample (Mukherjee et al.
Barbara Lavina of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and colleagues synthesized this compound in a diamond anvil cell by smooshing a different compound made of iron, carbon and oxygen.
Soon after the invention of the lever-arm type diamond anvil cell (DAC), a high pressure research program utilizing the DAC was initiated in CMS and was active for almost 37 years.
Diamond anvil cells are common in geochemical research, but using them to study fluids is tricky.
4], some groups have tried allowing carbon and nitrogen to react under high pressure in a diamond anvil cell.
We subjected a series of gas mixtures of xenon in combination with hydrogen to high pressures in a diamond anvil cell.
Measuring the electrical conductivity of a material in a diamond anvil cell is tricky.
Using a diamond anvil cell and a laser heat source, the scientists first subjected methane to pressures exceeding 20 thousand times the atmospheric pressure at sea level and temperatures ranging from 1,300 Fahrenheit to over 2,240 Fahrenheit.
The researchers used an apparatus called a diamond anvil cell, which consists of a pair of gem-quality diamonds separated by a metal gasket with a small hole that serves as a sample chamber (see diagram).
Aiding them in this quest is the diamond anvil cell (see sidebar on p.