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Crystals 2016, 6(11), 152; doi:10.3390/cryst6110152

Elasto-Dynamics of Quasicrystals

1,* and 2
1
Institute of Science, Taiyuan University of Technology, Taiyuan 030024, China
2
Department of Physics, Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing 100081, China
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Academic Editor: Enrique Maciá Barber
Received: 29 September 2016 / Revised: 8 November 2016 / Accepted: 11 November 2016 / Published: 23 November 2016
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Structure and Properties of Quasicrystals 2016)
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Abstract

A review on elasto-dynamics of quasicrystals (QCs) and their applications based on mathematical elasticity is given. In this study, recent studies on elasto-dynamics of QCs are reviewed, in which the focus of the problem lies in the role of phason variables and the coupling effect between phonons and phasons in the dynamic deformation process. On summarizing and describing the development of the elastic dynamics of QCs, this review mainly presents theelasto-dynamics of QCs and their application in a variety of research areas, ranging from problems with different QCs, including one-, two-, and three-dimensional QCs to various coupling problems. The plane elasticity and anti-plane elasticity of quasicrystals are included in this review. View Full-Text
Keywords: quasicrystals; elasticity; dynamics; crack; dislocation quasicrystals; elasticity; dynamics; crack; dislocation
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