Dynamics of Possible Five and Tenfold Symmetrical Soft-Matter Quasicrystals

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


In Chap.  7 we discussed the dynamics of soft-matter quasicrystals with 12-fold symmetry observed in liquid crystals, polymers, colloids and surfactants. There are some other quasicrystals, e.g. the five and tenfold symmetry quasicrystals may be observed in the near future, whose symmetry are similar to that of the 12-fold symmetry quasicrystals, they belong to the first kind of two-dimensional quasicrystals too, even if these two soft-matter quasicrystals have not been observed so far. This chapter discusses the possible soft-matter quasicrystals with five and tenfold symmetries.


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  1. 1.Beijing Institute of TechnologyBeijingChina

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