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- Author : D. P. DiVincenzo
- Publsiher : World Scientific
- Release : 22 April 1999
- ISBN : 9789810241568
- Pages : 618 pages
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Download or read book entitled *Quasicrystals* by author: *D. P. DiVincenzo* which was release on *22 April 1999* and published by *World Scientific* with total page 618 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Quasicrystals: The State of the Art has proven to be a useful introduction to quasicrystals for mathematicians, physicists, materials scientists, and students. The original intent was for the book to be a progress report on recent developments in the field. However, the authors took care to adopt a broad, pedagogical approach focusing on points of lasting value. Many subtle and beautiful aspects of quasicrystals are explained in this book (and nowhere else) in a way that is useful for both the expert and the student. In this second edition, some authors have appended short notes updating their essays. Two new chapters have been added. Chapter 16, by Goldman and Thiel, reviews the experimental progress since the first edition (1991) in making quasicrystals, determining their structure, and finding applications. In Chapter 17, Steinhardt discusses the quasi-unit cell picture, a promising, new approach for describing the structure and growth of quasicrystals in terms of a single, repeating, overlapping cluster of atoms.

- Author : D. P. DiVincenzo,Paul J. Steinhardt
- Publisher : World Scientific
- Release Date : 1999
- Total pages : 618
- ISBN : 9789810241568

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**Summary :** Quasicrystals: The State of the Art has proven to be a useful introduction to quasicrystals for mathematicians, physicists, materials scientists, and students. The original intent was for the book to be a progress report on recent developments in the field. However, the authors took care to adopt a broad, pedagogical ...

- Author : Christian Janot
- Publisher : Oxford University Press
- Release Date : 2012-10-18
- Total pages : 409
- ISBN : 9789810241568

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**Summary :** This primer provides a descriptive approach to the subject of quasicrystals for those coming to it for the first time. The various practical, experimental, and theoretical topics are dealt with in an accessible style. The book is completed by problem sets and there is a computer program that generates a ...

- Author : J.-B. Suck,M. Schreiber,P. Häussler
- Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
- Release Date : 2013-04-17
- Total pages : 564
- ISBN : 9789810241568

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**Summary :** The book provides an introduction to all aspects of the physics of quasicrystals. The chapters, each written by an expert in this field, cover quasiperiodic tilings and the modeling of the atomic structure of quasicrystals. The electronic density of states and the calculation of the electronic structure play a key ...

- Author : Hans-Rainer Trebin
- Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
- Release Date : 2006-05-12
- Total pages : 668
- ISBN : 9789810241568

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**Summary :** Quasicrystals form a new state of solid matter beside the crystalline and the amorphous. The positions of the atoms are ordered, but with noncrystallographic rotational symmetries and in a nonperiodic way. The new structure induces unusual physical properties, promising interesting applications. This book provides a comprehensive and up-to-date review and ...

- Author : Esther Belin-Ferr
- Publisher : World Scientific
- Release Date : 2000
- Total pages : 532
- ISBN : 9789810241568

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**Summary :** This book focuses on current topics in quasicrystal science and research. Various themes are addressed, such as atomic structure, growth of quasicrystals, statistical physics and thermodynamics, magnetism, phasons, propagation of waves, surfaces and technological potential of quasicrystals. Insight into basics in physics and chemistry is also given, with examples from ...

- Author : Marjorie Senechal
- Publisher : CUP Archive
- Release Date : 1996-09-26
- Total pages : 286
- ISBN : 9789810241568

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**Summary :** This first-ever detailed account of quasicrystal geometry will be of great value to mathematicians at all levels with an interest in quasicrystals and geometry, and will also be of interest to graduate students and researchers in solid state physics, crystallography and materials science....

- Author : Jean-Marie Dubois
- Publisher : World Scientific
- Release Date : 2005
- Total pages : 482
- ISBN : 9789810241568

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**Summary :** The aim of this book is to acquaint the reader with what the author regards as the most basic characteristics of quasicrystals structure, formation and stability, properties in relationship with the applications of quasicrystalline materials. Quasicrystals are fascinating substances that form a family of specific structures with strange physical and ...

- Author : Paul Steinhardt,David DiVincenzo
- Publisher : World Scientific
- Release Date : 1991-10-22
- Total pages : 536
- ISBN : 9789810241568

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**Summary :** This review volume provides the most up-to-date and authoritative description of research on icosahedral solids, which has advanced rapidly since the discovery of these unique materials in 1984. The present book, intended as a companion volume to the reprint volume on The Physics of Quasicrystals edited by P Steinhardt and S ...

- Author : Antony J. Bourdillon
- Publisher : AuthorHouse
- Release Date : 2010-04-01
- Total pages : 112
- ISBN : 9789810241568

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**Summary :** Quasicrystalline material contained, for twenty five years, the most fundamental unsolved structural problem in condensed matter physics. Quasicrystals' 2D tiles in 3D superclusters compiles further illustrations of the solution proposed in Quasicrystals - and quasi drivers. "This is new...and interesting." Reviews scatter widely as is expected for novel theories. ...

- Author : Anonim
- Publisher : Elsevier
- Release Date : 2007-12-17
- Total pages : 374
- ISBN : 9789810241568

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**Summary :** This book is aimed at researchers who are working in a field of quasicrystals to provide a reference to recent developments and ideas in the field and also at graduate students, who intend to study quasicrystals, to provide introduction of ideas. Topics in this book cover an entire field of ...

- Author : Marko Jaric
- Publisher : Elsevier
- Release Date : 2012-12-02
- Total pages : 296
- ISBN : 9789810241568

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**Summary :** Aperiodicity and Order, Volume 1: Introduction to Quasicrystals deals with various aperiodic types of order in quasicrystals as well as the basic physics of quasicrystalline order and materials. Questions about the nature of order and the order of nature are addressed. This volume is comprised of six chapters; the first of ...

- Author : Enrique Maciá-Barber
- Publisher : CRC Press
- Release Date : 2020-12-18
- Total pages : 388
- ISBN : 9789810241568

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**Summary :** promoting the very notion of quasiperiodic order, and to spur its physical implications and technological capabilities. It, therefore, explores the fundamental aspects of intermetallic, photonic, and phononic quasicrystals, as well as soft-matter quasicrystals, including their intrinsic physical and structural properties. In addition, it thoroughly discusses experimental data and related theoretical ...

- Author : Jiri Patera
- Publisher : American Mathematical Soc.
- Release Date : 1998-01-01
- Total pages : 289
- ISBN : 9789810241568

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**Summary :** The common topic of the eleven articles in this volume is ordered aperiodic systems realized either as point sets with the Delone property or as tilings of a Euclidean space. This emerging field of study is found at the crossroads of algebra, geometry, Fourier analysis, number theory, crystallography, and theoretical ...

- Author : Zbigniew M. Stadnik
- Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
- Release Date : 1998-11-30
- Total pages : 443
- ISBN : 9789810241568

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**Summary :** Quasicrystals are a new form of the solid state which differ from the other two known forms, crystalline and amorphous, by possesing a new type of long-range translational order, called quasiperiodicty, and a noncrystallographic orientational order. This book provides an up-to-date description of the unusual physical properties of these new ...

- Author : István Hargittai
- Publisher : Wiley-VCH
- Release Date : 1990
- Total pages : 314
- ISBN : 9789810241568

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**Summary :** Fundamental phenomena and laws of nature are related to symmetry and, accordingly, symmetry is one of science's basic concepts. Istvan Hargittai has written and edited extensively on the question of symmetry in chemistry, and he has here assembled some very interesting papers which deal with the question of symmetry as ...