Funded by the European Union under Future and
Emerging Technology (FET) initiative of the 7th Framework Program

DIADEMS Partners



Element Six is a synthetic diamond supermaterials company. Element Six is a member of the De Beers Group of Companies, its majority shareholder. Element Six designs, develops and produces synthetic diamond supermaterials, and operates worldwide with its head office registered in Luxembourg, and primary manufacturing facilities in China, Germany, Ireland, Sweden, South Africa, U.S. and the U.K.

Role in the project

Synthesis and Processing of diamond

Personnel Involved

Dr Matthew Markham received MPhys and PhD degrees in Physics from the University of Southampton, UK. He joined E6 in 2007 as a Research Scientist where he focused on developing diamond materials for electronic application. Matthew currently involved with several projects focused on developing new materials for quantum information and sensing applications.