High-Pressure Synthesis of Diamond from Organic Compounds

Akifumi ONODERA, Kaichi SUITO, Yasuhiro MORIGAMI
1992 Proceedings of the Japan Academy. Series B, Physical and biological sciences  
Diamond has been synthesized from cyclic hydrocarbons under high pressures between 6 to 9 GPa and high temperatures ranging from 710 to 1290°C. The result offers a clue to the genesis of diamond in the deep interior of the earth.
doi:10.2183/pjab.68.167 fatcat:6neu5z2xvbdbrc32qd6i5x57ve