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Hexagonal Inflation Tilings and Planar Monotiles
AbstractAperiodic tilings with a small number of prototiles are of particular interest, both theoretically and for applications in crystallography. In this direction, many people have tried to construct aperiodic tilings that are built from a single prototile with nearest neighbour matching rules, which is then called a monotile. One strand of the search for a planar monotile has focused on hexagonal analogues of Wang tiles. This led to two inflation tilings with interesting structural details. Both possess aperiodic local rules that define hulls with a model set structure. We review them in comparison, and clarify their relation with the classic half-hex tiling. In particular, we formulate various known results in a more comparative way, and augment them with some new results on the geometry and the topology of the underlying tiling spaces.
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Baake, M.; Gähler, F.; Grimm, U. Hexagonal Inflation Tilings and Planar Monotiles. Symmetry 2012, 4, 581-602.View more citation formats
Baake M, Gähler F, Grimm U. Hexagonal Inflation Tilings and Planar Monotiles. Symmetry. 2012; 4(4):581-602.Chicago/Turabian Style
Baake, Michael; Gähler, Franz; Grimm, Uwe. 2012. "Hexagonal Inflation Tilings and Planar Monotiles." Symmetry 4, no. 4: 581-602.