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Diamond consists of carbon in its cubic modification. It is the hardest natural material and has the highest thermal conductivity.

diamond coating

Ultra hard coating consisting of synthetic in CVD-process generated diamond.

Diamond electrodes

Electrodes for electrochemical applications which have the highest overpotential for water decomposition.


Abbreviation for Diamond Like Carbon. DLC is in comparison to real diamond an amorphous carbon coating only.