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From quasicrystals to more complex systems : Les Houches School, February 23-March, 1998

Author: Françoise Axel; F Dénoyer; Jean-Pierre Gazeau; Centre de physique des Houches.
Publisher: Berlin ; London : Springer ; Les Ulis : EDP Sciences, 2000.
Series: Centre de physique des Houches, 13.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is a collection of part of the written versions of the Physics Courses given at the Winter School "Order, Chance and Risk: Aperiodic Phenomena from Solid State to Finance" held at the Les  Read more...

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Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Françoise Axel; F Dénoyer; Jean-Pierre Gazeau; Centre de physique des Houches.
ISBN: 3540674640 9783540674641 2868834825 9782868834829
OCLC Number: 813288521
Notes: "This book is a collection of part of the written versions of the Physics Courses given at the Winter School "Order, Chance and Risk: Aperiodic Phenomena from Solid State to Finance" held at the Les Houches Centre for Physics, between February 23 and March 6, 1998"--Foreword.
Description: 374 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Course 1 Dynamics and Transport Properties of Aperiodic Crystals.- Course 2 Diffraction Experiments on Quasicrystals and Related Phases.- Course 3 Electronic Properties of Quasicrystals. A Comparison with Approximant Phases and Disordered Systems.- Course 4 Exact Electron States in 1D (Quasi-) Periodic Arrays of Delta-Potentials.- Course 5 Random Tiling Models for Quasicrystals.- Course 6 Model Sets: A Survey.- Course 7 Acceptance Windows Compatible with a Quasicrystal Fragment.- Course 8 Counting Systems with Irrational Basis for Quasicrystals.- Course 9 Acoustic-Like Excitations in Strongly Disordered Media.- Course 10 Intermittent Dynamics and Ageing in Glassy Systems.- Course 11 A Short Introduction to Ergodic Theory and Its Applications.- Course 12 Fractality and the Kinetics of Chaos.- Course 13 Long-Tailed Distributions in Physics.- Course 14 Distribution of Galaxies: Scaling vs. Fractality.
Series Title: Centre de physique des Houches, 13.
Responsibility: editors, F. Axel, F. Dénoyer, J.P. Gazeau.

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