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Physics of Quasicrystals

May 21, 2014 1:30PM to 2:30PM
Presenter 
Ivar Martin
Location 
Building 223, Room S105
Type 
Seminar
Series 
Materials Science Weekly Postdoctoral Seminar
Abstract:
I will describe what quasicrystals are (how they are different from regular crystals) and present some ideas as to why they are energetically stable. The latter is still an open question, over 30 years since their experimental discovery.