A Crash Look into Applications of Aperiodic Substitutive Sequences

  • Françoise Axel
Part of the Applied and Numerical Harmonic Analysis book series (ANHA)


Applications of the theory of finite automata, automatic and substitutive sequences to the description of physical situations intermediate between crystallographic order and random disorder in theoretical and experimental Condensed Matter Physics are described. Particular reference is made to Trace Mapping techniques, experimental applications include the investigation of multilayer heterostructures designed after such automatic or substitutive sequences and the use of their specific properties.


Absolutely Continuous Winter School Pisot Number Substitutive Sequence Dielectric Multilayers 
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  1. 1.Laboratoire de Physique des SolidesUniversité Paris-Sud et CNRS-UMR 8502OrsayFrance

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