Heptagonal quasicrystals: Construction of 2D lattices and demonstrations using laser pointers – Concluding part
Keywords:quasicrystals, heptagonal tiling, diffraction patterns, laser pointers
Photographic slides of an aperiodic heptagonal tiling were used as two-dimensional diffraction gratings (as a standard approach) to describe and demonstrate the basic properties of dodecagonal quasicrystals. The paper completes our earlier two publications dealing with (1) Penrose (decagonal) and Ammann (octagonal) quasicrystals and (2) dodecagonal quasicrystals, the diffraction gratings of which were constructed and presented in an analogous manner.
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