• Akihiko Hirata
  • Kaname Matsue
  • Mingwei Chen
Part of the SpringerBriefs in the Mathematics of Materials book series (BRIEFSMAMA, volume 2)


Amorphous structures do not have any of the repeated structural units commonly found in crystals. It is hard to grasp the aperiodic disordered structures without the appropriate tools. Herein, we introduce a topological viewpoint to provide knowledge of the spatial distribution of the constituent atoms.


Metallic Glass Amorphous Structure Atomic Configuration Constituent Atom Atomic Correlation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Advanced Institute for Materials ResearchTohoku UniversitySendaiJapan
  2. 2.The Institute of Statistical MathematicsTachikawaJapan

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