Aperiodic Order: Volume 1, a Mathematical Invitation

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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 ...

Aperiodic Order: Volume 1, A Mathematical Invitation 2013, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521869911

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