Bulletin of Materials Science

, Volume 10, Issue 1, pp 75–76

The nature of dislocation motion in quasicrystals

  • Sriram Ramaswamy
Proceedings Of The Discussion Meeting On Physics Of Defects

DOI: 10.1007/BF02747432

Cite this article as:
Ramaswamy, S. Bull. Mater. Sci. (1988) 10: 75. doi:10.1007/BF02747432


Calculations in a hydrodynamic model of quasicrystal dynamics show that dislocation motion in these systems is impeded by a drag far greater than that in crystals.


Dislocation motionquasicrystal

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sriram Ramaswamy
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  1. 1.Department of PhysicsIndian Institute of ScienceBangaloreIndia