By Yves Meyer (auth.), Françoise Axel, Denis Gratias (eds.)

This ebook is the gathering of lots of the written types of the classes given on the iciness institution "Beyond Quasicrystals" in Les Houches (March 7-18, 1994). the varsity accumulated academics and individuals from world wide and used to be ready within the spirit of a basic attempt to advertise theoretical and experimental interdisciplinary verbal exchange among mathematicians, theoretical and experimental physicists relating to the character of geometric order in solids past ordinary periodicity and quasi periodicity. the final constitution of the e-book displays the want of the editors to pose this basic query of geometric order in solids from either the experimental and theoretical standpoint. the 1st half is dedicated extra particularly to quasicrystals. those fabrics have been the typical place to begin of many of the viewers and current a primary concrete instance of a non-trivial geometric order. We selected to target a number of primary facets of quasicrystals regarding hidden symmetries in solids which aren't simply present in ordinary textbooks at the subject, to not achieve an exhaustive survey that is already to be had elsewhere.

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