Quantifying hexagonal stacking in diamond

  title={Quantifying hexagonal stacking in diamond},
  author={M. Murri and Rachael L Smith and Kit McColl and Martin Hart and M. Alvaro and Adrian P. Jones and P. N{\'e}meth and C. Salzmann and F. Cor{\`a} and M. Domeneghetti and F. Nestola and N. Sobolev and S. Vishnevsky and A. Logvinova and P. McMillan},
  journal={Scientific Reports},
Diamond is a material of immense technological importance and an ancient signifier for wealth and societal status. In geology, diamond forms as part of the deep carbon cycle and typically displays a highly ordered cubic crystal structure. Impact diamonds, however, often exhibit structural disorder in the form of complex combinations of cubic and hexagonal stacking motifs. The structural characterization of such diamonds remains a challenge. Here, impact diamonds from the Popigai crater were… Expand
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