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Extension of Elastic Models to Decagonal Quasicrystals

by Wu Li * and Yiqing Shi
Institute of Science, Taiyuan University of Technology, Taiyuan 030024, China
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Crystals 2020, 10(6), 469; https://doi.org/10.3390/cryst10060469
Received: 15 March 2020 / Revised: 23 May 2020 / Accepted: 25 May 2020 / Published: 1 June 2020
(This article belongs to the Section Crystal Engineering)
The main design of this paper is to adopt potential functions for solving plane defect problems originating from two-dimensional decagonal quasicrystals. First, we analyze the strict potential function theory for the plane problems of two-dimensional quasicrystals. To clarify effectiveness of the method, we give some examples and the results which can be precisely determined, including the elasticity and fracture theories of two-dimensional quasicrystals. These results maybe play a positive role in studying the fracture of two-dimensional quasicrystals in the future. View Full-Text
Keywords: quasicrystal; elasticity; plane problem; potential function theory quasicrystal; elasticity; plane problem; potential function theory
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