Proceedings Of The Discussion Meeting On Physics Of Defects

Bulletin of Materials Science

, Volume 10, Issue 1, pp 75-76

First online:

The nature of dislocation motion in quasicrystals

  • Sriram RamaswamyAffiliated withDepartment of Physics, Indian Institute of Science

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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 motion quasicrystal