, Volume 26, Issue 3, pp 215–221

Diffraction from a quasi-crystalline chain

  • M C Valsakumar
  • Vijay Kumar


We present a general formalism for diffraction from a one-dimensional quasicrystal with arbitrary length scales and sequences. The notion of sub-quasi-lattices is introduced and the effect of different basis on different sites is studied. The relevance of this work for the study of vibrational and electronic spectra of the chain is discussed.


Diffraction quasi-crystal sub-quasi-lattices vibrational spectra electronic spectra 




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Authors and Affiliations

  • M C Valsakumar
    • 1
  • Vijay Kumar
    • 1
  1. 1.Materials Science LaboratoryIndira Gandhi Centre for Atomic ResearchKalpakkamIndia

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