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Physical Properties of Quasicrystals : Springer Series in Solid-State Sciences - Zbigniew M. Stadnik

Physical Properties of Quasicrystals

Springer Series in Solid-State Sciences

By: Zbigniew M. Stadnik (Editor)

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Published: 30th November 1998
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Quasicrystals are a new form of the solid state which differ from the other two known forms, crystalline and amorphous, by possesing a new type of long-range translational order, called quasiperiodicty, and a noncrystallographic orientational order. This book provides an up-to-date description of the unusual physical properties of these new materials. Emphasis is placed on the experimental results, which are compared with those of the corresponding crystalline and amorphous systems and discussed in terms of modern theoretical models. Written by leading authorities in the field, the book will be of great use both to experienced workers in the field and to uninitiated graduate students.

Introduction
Metallurgy of Quasicrystals
Quasicrystallography
Experimental Studies of the Crystal Structure
Electronic Transport Properties - Experimental Results
Theory of the Electronic Structure
Elementary Excitations in Quasicrystals
Spectroscopic Studies of the Electronic Structure
Magnetic Properties
Structural and Physical Properties Studied with Local Probes
Surface Properties
Mechanical Properties
Towards Industrial Applications
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ISBN: 9783540651888
ISBN-10: 3540651888
Series: Springer Series in Solid-State Sciences
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 443
Published: 30th November 1998
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg Gmbh & Co. Kg
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 15.88  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.77