Discovery of Soft-Matter Quasicrystals and Their Properties

Part of the Springer Series in Materials Science book series (SSMATERIALS, volume 260)


During 2004, Zeng et al. [1] observed the quasicrystals with 12-fold symmetry in liquid crystals. Almost at the same time, in 2005 Takano [2] and in 2007 Hayashida et al. [3] discovered the similar structure in polymers. The quasicrystals of 12-fold symmetry were observed also in chalcogenides and organic dendrons.


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  1. 1.Beijing Institute of TechnologyBeijingChina

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