25mm cubes of perfect diamond by 2008.

After reading comments on digg.com, I followed a link to the Wired story from Sept. 2003. It is quite extensive and covers both the Gemesis high pressure high temperature solid solution method, and the Apollo Chemical vapor deposition method. Apparently the only news is that the Apollo patent issued in June 2005 (actually Feb 2005, see also the June 2003 patent), and that the size of the seed diamond wafers have increased from 10 mm, and are expected to yield 25 mm cubes by late 2007.

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