Bulletin of Materials Science

, Volume 10, Issue 1–2, pp 75–76 | Cite as

The nature of dislocation motion in quasicrystals

  • Sriram Ramaswamy
Proceedings Of The Discussion Meeting On Physics Of Defects


Calculations in a hydrodynamic model of quasicrystal dynamics show that dislocation motion in these systems is impeded by a drag far greater than that in crystals.


Dislocation motion quasicrystal 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sriram Ramaswamy
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  1. 1.Department of PhysicsIndian Institute of ScienceBangaloreIndia

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