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Method of dressing an abrasive wheel using a polycrystalline cvd synthetic diamond dresser and metho dof fabricating the…

Method of dressing an abrasive wheel using a polycrystalline cvd synthetic diamond dresser and metho dof fabricating the…

Detection apparatus and method of chemical mechanical polishing conditioner

Detection apparatus and method of chemical mechanical polishing conditioner

Detection apparatus and method of chemical mechanical polishing conditioner

Single crystal cvd synthetic diamond material

Date/App# patent app List of recent Diamond-related patents
11/13/14
20140335959
 Systems and/or methods for stock portfolio based competitive simulations patent thumbnailSystems and/or methods for stock portfolio based competitive simulations
The exemplary embodiments described herein relate to systems and/or methods for competitive simulations and, more particularly, to systems and/or methods in which users build stock portfolios that compete against each other, with the performance of each user's stock portfolio being based on one or more stock market related metrics (e.g., price per share, market capitalization, volume of trade, etc.). A user's portfolio may be formed and/or reformed so as to comply with certain predefined criteria (e.g., company traded on a particular exchange, company belonging to a particular market sector, etc.).
11/13/14
20140335766
 Method of dressing an abrasive wheel using a polycrystalline cvd synthetic diamond dresser and metho dof fabricating the same patent thumbnailMethod of dressing an abrasive wheel using a polycrystalline cvd synthetic diamond dresser and metho dof fabricating the same
A method of dressing a wheel using a polycrystalline cvd synthetic diamond dresser, the method comprising: rotating the wheel; and contacting a working surface of the wheel with a working surface of the polycrystalline cvd synthetic diamond dresser, wherein the polycrystalline cvd synthetic diamond dresser is oriented such that a leading edge of the working surface of the polycrystalline cvd synthetic diamond dresser is formed of larger grains than a trailing edge of the working surface of the polycrystalline cvd synthetic diamond dresser.. .
11/13/14
20140335761
 Detection apparatus and method of chemical mechanical polishing conditioner patent thumbnailDetection apparatus and method of chemical mechanical polishing conditioner
The present invention relates to a detection apparatus of chemical mechanical polishing conditioner, comprising: a working platform with a working plane; a placement base disposed on the working plane of the working platform, for carrying a chemical mechanical polishing conditioner; an image capture device forming one or a plurality of captured images on different regions of the chemical mechanical polishing conditioner; a display device; an image recognition module, wherein the captured images are performed a color matching by the image recognition module to determine one or a plurality of risk diamonds on the chemical mechanical polishing conditioner, and the coordinate location of the risk diamonds are outputted into the display device; and a mobile platform for moving the risk diamonds to specified locations. A detection method of the above mentioned detection apparatus is also disclosed..
11/13/14
20140335339
 Single crystal cvd synthetic diamond material patent thumbnailSingle crystal cvd synthetic diamond material
A single crystal cvd synthetic diamond material comprising: a total as-grown nitrogen concentration equal to or greater than 5 ppm, and a uniform distribution of defects, wherein said uniform distribution of defects is defined by one or more of the following characteristics: (i) the total nitrogen concentration, when mapped by secondary ion mass spectrometry (sims) over an area equal to or greater than 50×50 μm using an analysis area of 10 μm or less, possesses a point-to-point variation of less than 30% of an average total nitrogen concentration value, or when mapped by sims over an area equal to or greater than 200×200 μm using an analysis area of 60 μm or less, possesses a point-to-point variation of less than 30% of an average total nitrogen concentration value; (ii) an as-grown nitrogen-vacancy defect (nv) concentration equal to or greater than 50 ppb as measured using 77k uv-visible absorption measurements, wherein the nitrogen-vacancy defects are uniformly distributed through the synthetic single crystal cvd diamond material such that, when excited using a 514 nm laser excitation source of spot size equal to or less than 10 μm at room temperature using a 50 mw 46 continuous wave laser, and mapped over an area equal to or greater than 50×50 μm with a data interval less than 10 μm there is a low point-to-point variation wherein the intensity area ratio of nitrogen vacancy photoluminescence peaks between regions of high photoluminescent intensity and regions of low photolominescent intensity is <2× for either the 575 nm photoluminescent peak (nv0) or the 637 nm photoluminescent peak (nv); (iii) a variation in raman intensity such that, when excited using a 514 nm laser excitation source (resulting in a raman peak at 552.4 nm) of spot size equal to or less than 10 μm at room temperature using a 50 mw continuous wave laser, and mapped over an area equal to or greater than 50×50 μm with a data interval less than 10 μm, there is a low point-to-point variation wherein the ratio of raman peak areas between regions of low raman intensity and high raman intensity is <1.25×; (iv) an as-grown nitrogen-vacancy defect (nv) concentration equal to or greater than 50 ppb as measured using 77k uv-visible absorption measurements, wherein, when excited using a 514 nm excitation source of spot size equal to or less than 10 μm at 77k using a 50 mw continuous wave laser, gives an intensity at 575 nm corresponding to nv0 greater than 120 times a raman intensity at 552.4 nm, and/or an intensity at 637 nm corresponding to nv− greater than 200 times the raman intensity at 552.4 nm; (v) a single substitutional nitrogen defect (ns) concentration equal to or greater than 5 ppm, wherein the single substitutional nitrogen defects are uniformly distributed through the synthetic single crystal cvd diamond material such that by using a 1344 cm−1 infrared absorption feature and sampling an area greater than an area of 0.5 mm2, the variation is lower than 80%, as deduced by dividing the standard deviation by the mean value; (vi) a variation in red luminescence intensity, as defined by a standard deviation divided by a mean value, is less than 15%; (vii) a mean standard deviation in neutral single substitutional nitrogen concentration of less than 80%; and (viii) a colour intensity as measured using a histogram from a microscopy image with a mean gray value of greater than 50, wherein the colour intensity is uniform through the single crystal cvd synthetic diamond material such that the variation in gray colour, as characterised by the gray value standard deviation divided by the gray value mean, is less than 40%.. .
11/13/14
20140335274
 Deposition of nano-diamond particles patent thumbnailDeposition of nano-diamond particles
The present invention relates to a method (1) for creating a diamond structure (38) on a substrate (31). This method comprises the steps of providing (2) a substrate (31), providing (3) a mold (25) on the substrate (31), providing (4) a diamond seed solution (34) in the mold (25), and removing (6) the mold (25) such that a diamond structure (38) remains on the substrate (31)..
11/13/14
20140334953
 Apparatus, system and method for sealing submersible pump assemblies patent thumbnailApparatus, system and method for sealing submersible pump assemblies
An apparatus, system and method for sealing an electrical submersible pump assembly are described. An electric submersible pump (esp) system for pumping solid-laden fluid comprises a thrust chamber of an esp seal section, the thrust chamber sealed from well fluid on a downstream side by a stationary sand barrier and on an upstream side by a mechanical seal, the thrust chamber further comprising, a rotatable shaft extending axially through the thrust chamber, a head tubularly encasing the thrust chamber and threadedly coupled to a centrifugal pump intake, and a diamond-coated hydrodynamic bearing set inside the thrust chamber, wherein well fluid enters and exits the chamber through cross-drilled apertures in the head of the chamber, and wherein the well fluid forms a hydrodynamic film between the bearing set..
11/13/14
20140332934
 Substrates for semiconductor devices patent thumbnailSubstrates for semiconductor devices
A method of manufacturing a composite substrate for a semiconductor device, the method comprising: selecting a substrate wafer comprising: a first layer of single crystal material suitable for epitaxial growth of a compound semiconductor thereon and having a thickness of 100 μm or less;a second layer having a thickness of no less than 0.5 μm and formed of a material having a lower thermal expansion coefficient than the first layer of single crystal material and/or is formed of a material which has a higher fracture strength than that of the first layer of single crystal material; and a third layer forming a handling wafer on which the first and second layers are disposed, wherein the substrate wafer has an aspect ratio, defined by a ratio of thickness to width, of no less than 0.25/100; growing a first polycrystalline cvd diamond layer on the first layer of single crystal material using a chemical vapour deposition technique to form a composite comprising the substrate wafer bonded to the polycrystalline diamond layer via the first layer of single crystal material, wherein during growth of the first polycrystalline cvd diamond layer a temperature difference at a growth surface between an edge and a centre point thereof is maintained to be no more than 80° c.; and removing the second and third layers of the substrate wafer to form a composite substrate comprising the polycrystalline diamond layer directly bonded to the first layer of single crystal material.. .
11/13/14
20140332286
 Diamond cutting elements for drill bits seeded with hcp crystalline material patent thumbnailDiamond cutting elements for drill bits seeded with hcp crystalline material
A polycrystalline diamond compact (pdc), which is attached or bonded to a substrate to form a cutter for a drill bit, is comprised of sintered polycrystalline diamond interspersed with a seed material which has a hexagonal close packed (hcp) crystalline structure. A region of the sintered polycrystalline diamond structure, near one or more of its working surfaces, which has been seeded with an hcp seed material prior to sintering, is leached to remove catalyst.
11/13/14
20140332274
 Cutting elements configured to generate shear lips during use in cutting, earth-boring tools including such cutting elements, and methods of forming and using such cutting elements and earth-boring tools patent thumbnailCutting elements configured to generate shear lips during use in cutting, earth-boring tools including such cutting elements, and methods of forming and using such cutting elements and earth-boring tools
Cutting elements for earth-boring tools may generate a shear lip at a wear scar thereon during cutting. A diamond table may exhibit a relatively high wear resistance, and an edge of the diamond table may be chamfered, the combination of which may result in the formation of a shear lip.
11/06/14
20140329092
 Materials comprising deaggregated diamond nanoparticles patent thumbnailMaterials comprising deaggregated diamond nanoparticles
Heat-transfer fluids and lubricating fluids comprising deaggregated diamond nanoparticles are described herein. Also described are composites comprising deaggregated diamond nanoparticles, and methods of making such composites.
11/06/14
20140329031
Method for forming complex film of diamond-like carbon and silicon carbide
A method for applying a resin-repellant coating to an injection molding component made of metal forms a complex film of diamond-like carbon (dlc) and silicon carbide (sic) on the metal. A vacuum chamber is evacuated of air and an electric field is created in the chamber.
11/06/14
20140328920
System for the delivery of biologically active compounds into an organism and method for the preparation of said system
The invention relates to the field of pharmaceutics, pharmaceutical nano-technology and pharmacology and concerns a system for delivering biologically active agents into an organism, the system comprising a nano-diamond with a particle size of 2-10 nm, the surface of said particles being modified by chlorine with a chlorine content of up to 14%, and to a method for producing said system.. .
11/06/14
20140327439
Stable three-axis nuclear spin gyroscope
An n-nv-based gyroscope is provided that includes a diamond structure implanted with a plurality of nv centers, whose nuclear spins form a spin gyroscope. A number of radio-frequency (rf) coils and microwave (μw) co-planar waveguides are fabricated on the diamond structure to provide a sensitive and stable three-axis gyroscope in the solid state while achieving gyroscopic sensitivity by exploiting the coherence time of the 14n nuclear spin associated with the nv centers in the diamond structure combined with the efficient optical polarization and measurement of electronic spin..
11/06/14
20140326374
Shear band with interlaced reinforcements
A shear band that may be used e.g., in a non-pneumatic tire is provided. The shear band uses interlaced reinforcing elements positioned within a shear layer of elastomeric material.
11/06/14
20140326204
Cam follower system for engine
Various systems are provided for a cam follower of a cam follower system. In one embodiment, a cam follower of a cam system comprises a tappet positioned between a cylinder valve and a camshaft, the tappet configured to drive the cylinder valve, a roller, and a pin coated with a diamond-like carbon coating coupling the roller to the tappet, the pin having a depressed contour on an outer surface of the pin..
11/06/14
20140326184
Cooling pedestal with coating of diamond-like carbon
A cooling pedestal for supporting a substrate, comprises a support structure having cooling conduits to flow a fluid therethrough to cool the substrate, and a contact surface comprising a coating of a diamond-like carbon. The coating comprises (i) a coefficient of friction of less than about 0.3, (ii) an average surface roughness of less than about 0.4 micrometers, and (iii) a microhardness of at least about 8 gpa..
11/06/14
20140325918
Dual sweep design for manufacturing polycrystalline diamond compact
A method for forming a polycrystalline diamond compact (pdc) includes steps of disposing a first catalyst source on a top of a plurality of diamond crystals; disposing a second catalyst source at a bottom of the plurality of diamond crystals; and applying high temperature and high pressure to the plurality of diamond crystals, the first catalyst source and the second catalyst source such that the plurality of diamond crystals are sintered into a polycrystalline diamond compact.. .
10/30/14
20140323368
Sliding component for use in an internal combustion engine
The present invention relates to a sliding component for use in internal combustion engines, provided with a ferrous base (10) coated with a protective surface layer (11) composed of at least one nitride and applied by physical vapor deposition (pvd) or a nitrided layer to the sliding peripheral surface (2) of which a diamond-like carbon (dlc) coating (12) is applied, the coating (12) comprising at least one transition layer (122) composed of wc1-x and/or of at least one layer (121) of chromium metal with a crystalline structure (bcc—body cubic center) located between the ferrous base (10) and an external layer of amorphous carbon (124).. .
10/30/14
20140322632
Electrode for electrochemistry and manufacturing method for the same
Celsius or lower to make the polycrystalline conductive diamond layer porous and make a specific crystal plane to remain and be formed.. .
10/30/14
20140321919
Articulating band saw and method
An articulating band saw apparatus provides a frame that includes a vertically extending section having upper and lower end portions. An elevator moves between the upper and lower end portions of the frame.
10/30/14
20140321060
Cu-diamond based solid phase sintered body having excellent heat resistance, heat sink using the same, electronic device using the heat sink, and method for producing cu-diamond based solid phase sintered body having excellent heat resistance
An inexpensive cu-diamond based composite material having excellent heat conductivity and heat resistance. Conventionally, an infiltration method does not provide a cu-diamond based composite material having high heat conductivity; an ultrahigh pressure method is expensive; and electric current pressure sintering provides relatively high heat conductivity, a low cost, but insufficient heat resistance.
10/30/14
20140319615
Finfet with active region shaped structures and channel separation
A semiconductor structure in fabrication includes a n-finfet and p-finfet. Stress inducing materials such as silicon and silicon germanium are epitaxially grown into naturally diamond-shaped structures atop the silicon fins of the n-finfet and p-finfet areas.
10/30/14
20140319542
Molybdenum trioxide-coated hydrogen-terminated diamond surface and uses thereof
The present invention provides a conducting material comprising a carbon-based material selected from a diamond or an insulating diamond-like carbon, having a hydrogen-terminated surface and a layer of moo3 coating said surface; as well as a method for the fabrication of such a material. The conducting material of the invention is useful in the fabrication of electronic components, electrodes, sensors, diodes, field effect transistors, and field emission electron sources..
10/30/14
20140319538
Force detection device, and force transducer device
A force detection device includes a diamond piezoresistor including a highly orientated diamond into which boron is introduced as an impurity. The absolute value of the piezoresistance coefficient of the diamond piezoresistor is greater than the absolute value of a piezoresistance coefficient π11 or π12 in a case in which a major axis is in the <100> direction..
10/30/14
20140318027
Methods of making polycrystalline diamond compacts
A polycrystalline diamond compact includes a substrate and a polycrystalline diamond table attached to the substrate. The polycrystalline diamond table includes an upper surface and at least one peripheral surface.
10/23/14
20140316373
Cerebrospinal fluid cooling device
A device for topical cooling of the nervous system via cooling of cerebrospinal fluid, or csf, using a solid thermally conductive material. The solid thermally conductive material is coupled to a heat exchange apparatus.
10/23/14
20140315038
Thick sintered polycrystalline diamond and sintered jewelry
Methods of forming larger sintered compacts of pcd and other sintered ultrahard materials are disclosed. Improved solvent metal compositions and layering of the un-sintered construct allow for sintering of thicker and larger high quality sintered compacts.
10/23/14
20140314850
Functionalized nanodiamonds as delivery platforms for nucleic acids
The present application relates to functionalized nanodiamonds, to complexes comprising a functionalized nanodiamond reversibly bound to a nucleic acid and to compositions comprising such functionalized nanodiamonds and complexes. In particular, the functionalized nanodiamonds comprise at least one naturally occurring basic amino acid, or analogs or derivatives thereof, covalently linked to a nanodiamond.
10/23/14
20140314183
Scattered pilot pattern and channel estimation method for mimo-ofdm systems
A method and apparatus are provided for reducing the number of pilot symbols within a mimo-ofdm communication system, and for improving channel estimation within such a system. For each transmitting antenna in an ofdm transmitter, pilot symbols are encoded so as to be unique to the transmitting antenna.
10/23/14
20140312218
Covalently functionalized nanodiamond-based maldi matrices and methods of use thereof
The present disclosure relates to functionalized nanodiamonds comprising at least one maldi matrix covalently bonded to a nanodiamond and compositions comprising the same. The present disclosure also relates to methods of performing matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization-mass spectrometry (maldi-ms), for example on small molecules, using matrices comprising at least one maldi matrix covalently bonded to a nanodiamond..
10/23/14
20140312017
Method for applying a data marking to the surface of a diamond or brilliant and for determining the authenticity thereof
A system and method are provided for marking valuable articles, particularly precious stones and here in particular cut diamonds (brilliants) and uncut diamonds. An identification marking that is invisible to the naked eye is applied to the article, and data associated with the identification marking is stored for subsequent use in determining the authenticity of the marking.
10/23/14
20140311923
Ph sensor, ph measurement method, ion sensor, and ion concentration measurement method
A ph sensor may include a reference electrode including a p-channel field effect transistor (fet) whose gate includes a diamond surface having a hydrogen ion insensitive terminal, and a working electrode.. .
10/23/14
20140311810
Polycrystalline diamond composite compact elements and methods of making and using same
A polycrystalline diamond composite compact element comprises a body of polycrystalline diamond material and a cemented carbide substrate bonded to the body of polycrystalline material. The cemented carbide substrate has tungsten carbide particles bonded together by a binder material comprising an alloy of co, ni and cr.
10/23/14
20140311809
Fiber-containing diamond-impregnated cutting tools and methods of forming and using same
Fibers for diamond-impregnated cutting tools and their associated methods for manufacture and use are described. A matrix is formed that contains fibers made from carbon, glass, ceramic, polymer, and the like.
10/23/14
20140311045
Methods of forming a superhard structure or body comprising a body of polycrystalline diamond containing material
A method of producing a free standing pcd comprises forming a mass of combined diamond particles and precursor compound(s) for the metals of the metallic network by suspending the diamond particles in a liquid, and crystallising and/or precipitating the precursor compounds in the liquid. The mass is then removed from suspension by sedimentation and/or evaporation to form a dry powder of combined diamond particles and precursor compound(s).
10/16/14
20140309097
Glass element with high scratch tolerance
A glass element is provided that is made of a glass having sio2, al2o3, b2o3, and na2o. The glass has a scratch tolerance that when scratches of 1 mm length are introduced using a knoop diamond indenter which presses upon a surface of the glass with a force of 4 newton and is displaced along the surface with a traverse speed of 0.4 mm/s, not more than 20% of the scratches have a noticeable width including visible chipping of more than 25 μm.
10/16/14
20140308461
Microwave plasma reactor for manufacturing synthetic diamond material
A microwave plasma reactor for manufacturing a synthetic diamond material via chemical vapour deposition, the microwave plasma reactor comprising: a plasma chamber (2); a substrate holder (4) disposed in the plasma chamber for supporting a substrate on which the synthetic diamond material is to be deposited in use; a microwave coupling configuration (12) for feeding microwaves from a microwave generator (8) into the plasma chamber; and a gas flow system (13,16) for feeding process gases into the plasma chamber and removing them therefrom, wherein the microwave coupling configuration for feeding microwaves from the microwave generator into the plasma chamber comprises: an annular dielectric window (18) formed in one or several sections; a coaxial waveguide (14) having a central inner conductor (20) and an outer conductor (22) for feeding microwaves to the annular dielectric window; and a waveguide plate (24) comprising a plurality of apertures (28) disposed in an annular configuration with a plurality of arms (26) extending between the apertures, each aperture forming a waveguide for coupling microwaves towards the plasma chamber.. .
10/16/14
20140308384
Molding roller and method for manufacturing same
A molding roller includes a cylindrical main body and a film. The main body includes a circumferential surface.
10/16/14
20140304932
Bling toothbrush
A diamond-like cover for a toothbrush may improve the appearance of the toothbrush. In one embodiment, the toothbrush may include an elongated member including a head with bristles.
10/09/14
20140304136
Global investment grade for natural and synthetic gems used in financial investments and commercial trading and method of creating standardized baskets of gems to be used in financial and commerical products
A process to create a fungible global standard for diamonds and gemstones. The process involves grouping diamonds in an investment standard according to their gemological, proportional, optical and light behavior characteristics.
10/09/14
20140304030
Supply chain architecture
The disclosed architecture is an end-to-end supply chain audit and compliance architecture that enables users to capture pertinent supplier information throughout the entire supply chain, and conduct comprehensive risk analysis as part of due diligence compliance efforts. The architecture find particular applicability to monitoring the origin and introduction into the supply chain of conflict minerals, such as gold, diamonds, oil, etc., that have been obtained illegally or against moral and ethical standards.
10/09/14
20140303624
Cutting burr shank configuration
A cutting burr that includes a pair of axially spaced diamond-shaped portions designed to be keyed into a spindle of a locking mechanism of a high speed surgical drilling instrument and adapted to fit into a single pawl thereof to lock said cutting burr in place so as to prevent axial movement thereof and provide concentric rotation of said cutting burr without any wobbling. The orientation of both portions may be identical with respect to a center plan and diamond shape in the portion at the proximal end of the shank of the cutting tool may be larger than the intermediately located diamond shape of the other portion.
10/09/14
20140299317
Hydraulic fracturing
An improvement over known hydraulic fracturing fluids. Boundary layer kinetic mixing material is added to components of fracturing fluid wherein kinetic mixing material is a plurality of particles wherein at least 25% of particles are several types, i.e., having surface characteristics of thin walls, three dimensional wedge-like sharp blades, points, jagged bladelike surfaces, thin blade surfaces, three-dimensional blade shapes that may have shapes similar to a “y”, “v” or “x” shape or other geometric shape, slightly curved thin walls having a shape similar to an egg shell shape, crushed hollow spheres, sharp bladelike features, 90° corners that are well defined, conglomerated protruding arms in various shapes, such as cylinders, rectangles, y-shaped particles, x-shaped particles, octagons, pentagon, triangles, and diamonds.
10/02/14
20140297368
System and method for determining the market price for an individual diamond
A diamond appraisal system and method is described that allows a user select a diamond to be appraised. Based on characteristics of the appraisal diamond, comparison diamonds are selected from one or more market databases.
10/02/14
20140295581
Method and apparatus to fabricate vias in the gan layer of gan mmics
The method and apparatus to fabricate vias in the gallium nitride (“gan”) layer of a gan monolithic microwave integrated circuit (“mmic”). The method and apparatus create vias in the gan layer of a gan mmic through the use of controlled laser ablation and spectroscopic analysis of sic and cvd diamond mmics.
10/02/14
20140295558
Method and apparatus for delivery of molecules to cells
The present invention is concerned with a system and method for introducing a substance into cells. The system has an assembly including a plurality of elongate non-hollow nanoneedles forming a nanoneedle array or patch for delivering the substance into the cells, at least some of the nanoneedles have a non-uniform diameter with a wider upper end, a narrower lower end for penetration into the cells and a length from substantially 200 nm to 100 um.
10/02/14
20140293504
High energy density storage device
A device and method for providing electrical energy storage of high specific energy density. The device contains a plurality of layers of high dielectric constant material, such as barium titanate or hexagonal barium titanate, sandwiched between electrode layers made up of a variety of possible conducting materials.
10/02/14
20140291037
Diamond bonded construction with improved braze joint
Diamond bonded constructions comprise a body comprising a plurality of bonded together diamond grains with interstitial regions disposed between the grains that are substantially free of the catalyst material used to initially sinter the body. A metallic substrate is attached to the body, and a braze joint is interposed between the body and the substrate.
10/02/14
20140290146
Polycrystalline diamond cutting elements with engineered porosity and method for manufacturing such cutting elements
A method for facilitating infiltration of an infiltrant material into a tsp material during re-bonding of the tsp material to a substrate, by enhancing the porosity of the tsp material near the interface with the substrate is provided. Cutting elements formed by such method and downhole tools including such cutting elements are also provided..
10/02/14
20140290145
Superabrasive material with protective adhesive coating and method for producing said coating
A coating on mono- or poly-crystalline diamond or diamond-containing material includes a first adhesive layer formed directly on the diamond or diamond-containing material, the first layer including tungsten and tungsten carbide alloyed with fluorine in an amount of 0.001 to 0.12 wt % calculated on the total weight of the first layer. The coating further includes a second protective layer formed on the first layer, the second layer including at least tungsten alloyed with fluorine in an amount of 0.001 to 0.12 wt % calculated on the total weight of the second layer.
09/25/14
20140286851
Combinational synthesis of diamond
A combinatorial synthesis of the diamond unit cell is disclosed wherein a carbon atom free of meta-stable radical impurities reacts with cyclic hydrocarbon compounds or heterocyclic compounds whose structure is tetrahedral or nearly tetrahedral. Reactions conducted in the vapor phase and in the solid state are disclosed..
09/25/14
20140284115
Polycrystalline diamond construction and method of making same
A polycrystalline diamond construction comprises diamond grains exhibiting inter-granular bonding and defining a plurality of interstitial regions, and a non-diamond phase at least partially filling a plurality of the interstitial regions to form non-diamond pools. The percentage of non-diamond phase in the total area of a cross-section of the body of polycrystalline diamond material is between around 0 to 5%, and the average nearest neighbour distance between grains of the non-diamond phase is less than around 1.3 microns in an analysed image of a cross-section through the body of polycrystalline material when analysed using an image analysis technique at a magnification of around 1000 and an image area of 1280 by 960 pixels; or is between around 5 to 10%, and the average nearest neighbour distance between grains of the non-diamond phase is less than around 1.04 microns, or is between around 10 to 15%, and the average nearest neighbour distance between grains of the non-diamond phase is less than around 1.04 microns, or is between around 15 to 30%, and the average nearest neighbour distance between grains of the non-diamond phase is less than around 0.8 microns..
09/25/14
20140283874
Jewellery cleaning wipe
It is surprisingly found that when diamond particles are embedded into an alcohol wipe, the cleansing wipe that is formed is extremely useful at cleaning diamond jewellery in the home. It is also surprising that, given the abrasive nature of diamond, the diamond particles result in a satisfactory clean without causing any damage to the surface of the diamond being cleaned.
09/25/14
20140283457
Method of forming a thermally stable diamond cutting element
A method for forming a diamond body includes placing a thermally stable polycrystalline diamond body and a first substrate into an enclosure, the thermally stable polycrystalline diamond body comprising a plurality of bonded diamond crystals and a plurality of interstitial regions between the bonded diamond crystals, the interstitial regions being substantially free of a catalyst material, heating the thermally stable polycrystalline diamond body and the first substrate to remove residual materials from the thermally stable polycrystalline diamond body, subjecting the thermally stable polycrystalline diamond body and the first substrate to a vacuum for evacuating such residual material, and pressing under high temperature the enclosure, the thermally stable polycrystalline diamond body and the first substrate while maintaining a vacuum in the enclosure to bond the thermally stable polycrystalline diamond body to the substrate.. .
09/18/14
20140279338
Standard diamond parcel certification for exchange traded funds
Standard diamond parcels (sdps) are certified for use in exchange traded funds (etfs). Three sdp colour types, luxury, premium and privilege along with seven weight ranges simplify the complexity of diamond trading into twenty one different types of sdps.
09/18/14
20140279337
Systems and methods for bundling diamonds into valued groupings
This disclosure relates to systems for bundling diamonds and determining a relative value of the diamonds within the bundle and the value of the bundle. Also described are methods for using the determined relative diamond values in diamond transactions and contracts..
09/18/14
20140277002
Assisted cutting balloon
A dilation balloon is wrapped in one or more patterns with a wire or braided material having diamond abrasive or other abrasive material bonded thereto. The wire or braided material is vibrated in one or more ways to enhance the cutting action of the wire abrasive.
09/18/14
20140273778
Grinding tool and method for producing same
A grinding tool, such as a cutting disc, includes a matrix, in particular a sintered metal matrix, and diamonds embedded in the matrix. At least the majority of the diamonds are each assigned at least one wear-promoting particle and/or at least one wear-inhibiting particle.
09/18/14
20140273331
Methods for wet chemistry polishing for improved low viscosity printing in solar cell fabrication
A method of fabricating a solar cell is disclosed. The method includes forming a polished surface on a silicon substrate and forming a first flowable matrix in an interdigitated pattern on the polished surface, where the polished surface allows the first flowable matrix to form an interdigitated pattern comprising features of uniform thickness and width.
09/18/14
20140273047
Method of detecting mycobacterium tuberculosis complex by cell filtrate protein 10-loaded detonation nanodiamond
A method of detecting mycobacterium tuberculosis complex (mtbc) in a culture media is provided, in which, the culture media containing the mtbc and a biomarker, such as cfp-10, secreted from the mtbc is provided, the culture media is filtered to obtain a filtrate, detonation nanodiamond particles are mixed with the filtrate to form biomarker-loaded detonation nanodiamond particles, and a mass spectrometry analysis process is performed on the biomarker-loaded detonation nanodiamond particles for detecting the biomarker.. .
09/18/14
20140272794
Surface modified dental implant
A dental implant provided herein includes a body including titanium or titanium alloy and a diamond-like coating on the body. The diamond-like coating has a surface kurtosis rku value of at least 1.5, a surface skewness rsk value of at least 1.2, or a combination thereof to have an increase in gingival cell adhesion to the implant in soft tissue surrounding the dental implant when a portion of the dental implant is implanted into a jaw bone..
09/18/14
20140272355
Siloxane coating for a display lens assembly for mobile devices
Hard coatings are applied to a lens assembly. In an embodiment, the coated lens assembly (140) includes a first layer (106b) including siloxane; a second layer (106a) including siloxane, wherein the second layer has opposing sides and a hardness greater than the first layer; and a third layer (104) including an amorphous carbon selected from a diamond-like carbon and a diamond-like nano-composite.
09/18/14
20140272137
Method for growth of vertically aligned carbon nanotubes on diamond substrates
Method of growing carbon nanotubes which are substantially vertically aligned on a diamond-based substrate via a chemical vapor deposition system utilizing an iron-based catalyst is disclosed.. .


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