Aperiodic Crystals

Editors: Schmid, Siegbert, Withers, Ray L., Lifshitz, Ron (Eds.)

  • Contributions from the global leaders of international distinction
  • Proceedings from the triennial aperiodic conferences
  • Covers the whole field and state-of-the-art aspects of aperiodic crystals
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Aperiodic Crystals collects 37 selected papers from the scientific contributions presented at Aperiodic 2012 - the Seventh International Conference on Aperiodic Crystalsheld held in Cairns, Australia, 2-7 of September 2012.

The volume discusses state-of-the-art discoveries, new trends and applications of aperiodic crystals - including incommensurately modulated crystals, composite crystals, and quasicrystals - from a wide range of different perspectives. Starting with a general historical introduction to aperiodic crystals, the book proceeds to examine the complex mathematics of aperiodic long-range order, as well as the theoretical approaches aimed at understanding some of the unique properties and mechanisms underlying the existence of aperiodic crystals. The book then explores in detail such topics as complex metallic alloys, modulated structures, quasicrystals and their approximants, dynamics, disorder and defects in quasicrystals. It concludes with an analysis of quasicrystal surfaces and their properties.

By describing the latest research and the progress made on the structure determination of aperiodic crystals and the influence of this unique structure on their physical properties, this book represents a valuable resource to mathematicians, crystallographers, physicists, chemists, materials and surface scientists, and even architects and artists, interested in the fascinating nature of aperiodic crystals.

About the authors

Siegbert Schmid, School of Chemistry, The University of Sydney, Sydney NSW 2006, Australia

Ray L. Withers, Research School of Chemistry, The Australian National University,Canberra, A.C.T, 0200, Australia

Ron Lifshitz, School of Physics & Astronomy, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, ISRAEL

Table of contents (37 chapters)

  • A Brief History of Aperiodic Crystals: 1962–2012

    Janssen, T.

    Pages 1-9

  • Squiral Diffraction

    Grimm, Uwe (et al.)

    Pages 11-17

  • Random Noble Means Substitutions

    Baake, Michael (et al.)

    Pages 19-27

  • Magic Numbers in the Discrete Tomography of Cyclotomic Model Sets

    Huck, Christian

    Pages 29-34

  • Some Comments on the Inverse Problem of Pure Point Diffraction

    Terauds, Venta (et al.)

    Pages 35-41

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Aperiodic Crystals
Editors
  • Siegbert Schmid
  • Ray L. Withers
  • Ron Lifshitz
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
eBook ISBN
978-94-007-6431-6
DOI
10.1007/978-94-007-6431-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-94-007-6430-9
Softcover ISBN
978-94-024-0065-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 286
Number of Illustrations and Tables
49 b/w illustrations, 95 illustrations in colour
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