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Variety in Structures

  • Ganesan Venkataraman
  • Debendranath Sahoo
  • Venkataraman Balakrishnan
Part of the Springer Series in Solid-State Sciences book series (SSSOL, volume 84)

Abstract

In this chapter we discuss the structure of some of the important phases of condensed matter, including the recently discovered quasicrystalline phase. The focus will be on the symmetry and geometry of the structure concerned, and on the positional correlations of the atoms in it.

Keywords

Orientational Order Fibonacci Sequence Penrose Tiling Translational Order Mesomorphic Phase 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ganesan Venkataraman
    • 1
  • Debendranath Sahoo
    • 2
  • Venkataraman Balakrishnan
    • 3
  1. 1.ANURAG, Defence Research & Development OrganisationRCI POHyderabadIndia
  2. 2.Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic ResearchKalpakkamIndia
  3. 3.Department of PhysicsIndian Institute of TechnologyKalpakkamIndia

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