Diamond science and technology

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Published by Stefan University Press in La Jolla, CA .

Written in English

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  • Diamonds, Artificial,
  • Diamond thin films

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Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Book details

StatementV. Stefan and A.M. Prokhorov, editors.
SeriesThe Stefan University Press series on frontiers in science and technology
ContributionsStefan, V., Prokhorov, A. M. 1916-
LC ClassificationsTP873.5.D5 D55 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationv. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3553516M
ISBN 101889545236, 1889545244
LC Control Number2002005796

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