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Is TV a Girl's Best Friend?

The University of Bristol, England, has announced that they are collaborating with U.S.-based company Advance Nanotech to develop a new video display technology based on diamond dust. The University of Bristol has developed nanotechnology expertise in the fields of chemistry and physics, and has specifically explored nanodiamond technology.

According to the University, the diamond dust project, which is certainly in the early developmental stages, will yield cheaper, more power-efficient flat panel displays. No details are available, but diamond nanoparticles would doubtless be very efficient light reflectors, so this might be a close, or distant cousin of the well-established and commercialized micromirror technology. But will such a display last forever?