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Author Baake, Michael, author.

Title Aperiodic order / Michael Baake, Universit├Ąt Bielefeld, Germany, Uwe Grimm, the Open University, Milton Keynes.

Publication Info. Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013-

Call No.QA640.72 .B33 2013
LocationMoore Stacks
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 Moore Stacks  QA640.72 .B33 2013  v.1    Available  ---
 Moore Stacks  QA640.72 .B33 2013  v.2    Available  ---
Description volumes : illustrations (some colour) ; 24 cm.
Series Encyclopedia of mathematics and its applications ; 149-
Encyclopedia of mathematics and its applications ; v. 149.
Encyclopedia of mathematics and its applications ; v. 166.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 489-516) and index.
Contents Volume 1. A mathematical invitation -- Volume 2. Crystallography and almost periodicity.
Summary "Quasicrystals are non-periodic solids that were discovered in 1982 by Dan Shechtman, Nobel Prize Laureate in Chemistry 2011. The underlying mathematics, known as the theory of aperiodic order, is the subject of this comprehensive multi-volume series. This first volume provides a graduate-level introduction to the many facets of this relatively new area of mathematics. Special attention is given to methods from algebra, discrete geometry and harmonic analysis, while the main focus is on topics motivated by physics and crystallography. In particular, the authors provide a systematic exposition of the mathematical theory of kinematic diffraction. Numerous illustrations and worked-out examples help the reader to bridge the gap between theory and application. The authors also point to more advanced topics to show how the theory interacts with other areas of pure and applied mathematics"--Publisher description.
Subject Aperiodic tilings.
Quasicrystals -- Mathematics.
Added Author Grimm, Uwe, author.
ISBN 9780521869911 (v. 1 ; hardback)
0521869919 (v. 1 ; hardback)
9780521869928 (v. 2 ; hardback)
0521869927 (v. 2 ; hardback)