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Author Janot, C. (Christian), 1936-

Title Quasicrystals : a primer / C. Janot.

Published Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1994.


Location Call No. Status
Edition 2nd ed.
Physical description p. cm.
Series Monographs on the physics and chemistry of materials ; 50
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. How to fill space with atoms in condensed matter states. 1.2. Periodic structures. 1.3. Liquids, glasses, and amorphous alloys. 1.4. Quasiperiodicity: another type of long-range order -- 2. Real quasicrystals: preparation and characterization. 2.2. Preparation methods. 2.3. Characterization of quasicrystalline samples. 2.4. The various families of quasicrystals and their order perfection. 2.5. Quasicrystals versus twinned crystals. 2.6. Phason-induced phase transition and phase diagram in the AlFeCu system. 2.7. A phase diagram for the AlPdMn system -- 3. High-dimensional crystallography. 3.2. The basic principles of quasicrystallography. 3.3. Six-dimensional crystallography for 3-dim icosahedral quasicrystals. 3.4. Some further consideration of the atomic objects of the n-dim image -- 4. Where are the atoms? 4.2. Experimental determination of quasicrystal structures. 4.3. Three-dimensional atomic models -- 5. Phonons, phasons, and dislocations in quasicrystals.
5.2. Basic knowledge about lattice dynamics and defects in periodic structures. 5.3. Phonons in disordered materials. 5.4. Modulation and quasiperiodicity effects on lattice dynamics.
Subject Quasicrystals.
ISBN 0198517785