Journal of Statistical Physics

, Volume 84, Issue 1–2, pp 309–320 | Cite as

On a “structure intermediate between quasiperiodic and random”

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This paper proves rigorously that the structure factor of the “structure intermediate between quasiperiodic and random” introduced by Aubry. Godréche, and Luck is purely singluar continuous apart from a delta function at zero for “most” choices of the parameters. The result is based on a proof that a flow under a steep function over an irrational circle rotation is weakly mixing for “most” parameters, and on the wonderland Theorem.

Key Words

Diffraction aperiodic structures flow under a function periodic approximation weak mixing singular continuous spectrum 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Hof
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Mathematics and StatsticsMcMaster UniversityHamiltonCanada

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