The Thermal Expansion of Diamond

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IN view of the interest at present aroused by M. Moissan's successful experiments upon the artificial production of diamond, I venture to recount the results of some observations upon the thermal expansion of diamond, which, I think, are suggestive in connection with the particular manner in which M. Moissan has achieved success. M. Moissan has shown that the added condition of high pressure has rendered a method previously unsuccessful now for the first time successful.

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