Physical Properties of Quasicrystals

Physical Properties of Quasicrystals

by Zbigniew M. Stadnik
     
 

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 materials. Emphasis is

Overview

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 materials. Emphasis is placed on the experimental results, which are compared with those of the corresponding crystalline and amorphous systems and discussed in terms of modern theoretical models. Written by leading authorities in the field, the book will be of great use both to experienced workers in the field and to uninitiated graduate students.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783642635939
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
04/30/2013
Series:
Springer Series in Solid-State Sciences, #126
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1999
Pages:
443
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.94(d)

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