Crystal Lattice Automata
A description of crystal lattices in terms of automata is presented. The words of a language represented by an automata are mapped to points in R 2 and R 3 defining lattice points and their connections. These automata descriptions of crystal lattices reveal subtle properties that are difficult to see in other descriptions. A few applications of these automata are discussed.
Keywordsautomata crystallography lattice tiling microworlds
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