Numéro
J. Phys. Colloques
Volume 47, Numéro C3, Juillet 1986
International Workshop on Aperiodic Crystals
Page(s) C3-1 - C3-7
DOI https://doi.org/10.1051/jphyscol:1986301
International Workshop on Aperiodic Crystals

J. Phys. Colloques 47 (1986) C3-1-C3-7

DOI: 10.1051/jphyscol:1986301

QUASIPERIODIC CRYSTALS - EXPERIMENTAL EVIDENCE

D. SHECHTMAN1, 2, 3

1  Materials Science and Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218, U.S.A.
2  Department of Materials Engineering. Israel Institute of Technology. Technion. Haifa. Israel
3  Guest Worker. National Bureau of Standards. Gaithersburg. MD 20899, U.S.A.


Abstract
A review of the experimental evidence which rejects the determination of the Icosahedral phase as periodic is presented. The experiments discussed include various diffraction techniques for the study of the long range order as well the methods to determine the local atomic arrangement.