Useful Links / Further Reading


Shechtman, D., Technion – Israel Institute of Technology,
Lifshitz, R., Introduction to quasicrystals,
Interviews and lectures (video and slide show)
Shechtman, D. (2010) Quasicrystals, a new form of matter,
Senechal, M. (2011) Quasicrystals gifts to mathematics,
Steurer, W. (2011) Fascinating quasicrystals,
Steinhardt, P.J., What are quasicrystals?,
Popular science articles
Shtull-Trauring, A. (2011) Clear as crystal, Haaretz,
Scientific American,, search for quasicrystals.
Hargittai, B. and Hargittai, I. (2005) Candid Science V: Conversations with Famous Scientists,
Imperial College Press, London.
Original article
Shechtman, D., Blech, I., Gratias, D., and Cahn, J.W. (1984) Metallic phase with long-range orientational order and no translational symmetry, Phys. Rev. Lett. 53(20):1951-1954.


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