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A note on the observed anisotropy in linear compressibility and thermal expansion of quasicrystals

Balagurusamy, VSK and Srinivasan, A and Gopal, ESR and Baranidharan, S (1988) A note on the observed anisotropy in linear compressibility and thermal expansion of quasicrystals. In: Journal of Physics F - Metal Physics, 18 (6). L105-L107.

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Abstract

The linear compressibility and the thermal expansion of Al-Fe and Al-Mn quasicrystals have been reported to be anisotropic. The authors suggest that the observed anisotropy in these properties could be due to the presence of decagonal quasicrystals rather than icosahedral quasicrystals.

Item Type: Editorials/Short Communications
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Department/Centre: Division of Physical & Mathematical Sciences > Instrumentation and Applied Physics (Formally ISU)
Division of Physical & Mathematical Sciences > Physics
Date Deposited: 06 Sep 2010 05:34
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 06:15
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/31989

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