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By T. Janssen (auth.), Françoise Axel, Françoise Dénoyer, Jean-Pierre Gazeau (eds.)

The best aim of this ebook is to lead to a primary realizing of aperiodic solids with lengthy diversity order (incommensurate stages, quasicrystals), and of glasses and extra complicated platforms (fractal, chaotic). It offers a entire perception into the latest options and instruments of Condensed subject Physics. the 1st a part of this ebook is dedicated to equipment and effects on quasicrystals. subsequent, it bargains with types and ideas at present at paintings in experiences on aperiodic media and phenomena. The 3rd half is dedicated to glasses, and to dynamical platforms as utilized to condensed subject with emphasis at the so much salient experimental and theoretical advancements on fractal and multifractal research appropriate to the fields. The planned pedagogical objective of the college additionally stands proud within the word list written via the Editors, with feedback through the Authors. it's going to aid the readers, - quite the experimentalists, - to discover their method through the book.

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