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Quasicrystals: there be monsters...

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Quasicrystals are intermetallic alloys which have long-range order without periodicity and hence display unusual rotational symmetries. In this talk I will discuss their surfaces as templates for building novel nanostructures and thin films and the role they can play in exploring the physical consequences of aperiodicity. I will also describe an ongoing debate on the stability of clusters in these materials as revealed in fracture studies and crack-propagation modelling.

This talk is part of the Physics and Chemistry of Solids Group series.

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