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Symmetry exists in realms from crystals to patterns, in external shapes of living or non-living objects, as well as in the fundamental particles and the physical laws that govern them. In fact, the search for this symmetry is the driving force for the discovery of many fundamental particles and the formulation of many physical laws. While one can not imagine a world which is absolutely symmetrical nor can one a world which is absolutely asymmetrical. These two aspects of nature are intermingled with each other inseparably. This is the basis of the existence of aperiodicity manifested in the liquid crystals and also quasi-crystals also discussed in Crystallography and the World of Symmetry.

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This enlightening and interesting book provides a broad discussion of the role of symmetry in physical systems. It brings physics and geometry together and explains the basics of periodic and aperiodic structures.

Table of Contents

1. Pattern.- 2. Lattice.- 3. Symmetry in Lattices.- 4. Crystal Symmetry (Crystal Pattern):Macroscopic Symmetry.- 5.- Crystal Symmetry (Crystal Pattern): Microscopic Symmetry.- 6. Crystals and X-ray.- 7. Different Experimental Techniques for Single and Poly Crystals.- 8. Determination of Space Group and Crystal Structure.- 9. The World of Symmetry.- 10. Deviation from Perfect Structure.- A. Diffraction from Periodic and Aperiodic Structures.- B. Solved Examples.

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ISBN:
9783540698982
Author:
Chatterjee, Sanat K.
Publisher:
Springer
Subject:
Physics
Subject:
Material Science
Subject:
Crystallography
Subject:
Solid State Physics
Subject:
Condensed matter
Subject:
Materials science.
Subject:
Phase Transitions and Multiphase Systems
Subject:
Structural Materials
Subject:
Engineering, general <P>Broad discussion of the role of symmetry in physical systems</P> <P>Explains the basics of periodic and aperiodic structures</P> <P>Brings physics and geometry together</P> <P>Both an enlightening reference work for researchers and
Subject:
Physics-Crystallography
Subject:
Engineering - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Book
Series:
Springer Series in Materials Science
Series Volume:
113
Publication Date:
20081024
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
164
Dimensions:
235 x 155 mm

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