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Title: Quasicrystalline structures and uses thereof

Abstract

This invention relates generally to the field of quasicrystalline structures. In preferred embodiments, the stopgap structure is more spherically symmetric than periodic structures facilitating the formation of stopgaps in nearly all directions because of higher rotational symmetries. More particularly, the invention relates to the use of quasicrystalline structures for optical, mechanical, electrical and magnetic purposes. In some embodiments, the invention relates to manipulating, controlling, modulating and directing waves including electromagnetic, sound, spin, and surface waves, for a pre-selected range of wavelengths propagating in multiple directions.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2];  [3]
  1. Princeton, NJ
  2. New York, NY
  3. San Francisco, CA
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC), Menlo Park, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1032871
Patent Number(s):
8064127
Application Number:
11/988,480
Assignee:
The Trustees of Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
B - PERFORMING OPERATIONS B33 - ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY B33Y - ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING, i.e. MANUFACTURING OF THREE-DIMENSIONAL [3-D] OBJECTS BY ADDITIVE DEPOSITION, ADDITIVE AGGLOMERATION OR ADDITIVE LAYERING, e.g. BY 3-D PRINTING, STEREOLITHOGRAPHY OR SELECTIVE LASER SINTERING
C - CHEMISTRY C08 - ORGANIC MACROMOLECULAR COMPOUNDS C08G - MACROMOLECULAR COMPOUNDS OBTAINED OTHERWISE THAN BY REACTIONS ONLY INVOLVING UNSATURATED CARBON-TO-CARBON BONDS
DOE Contract Number:  
FG02-91ER40671
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

Citation Formats

Steinhardt, Paul Joseph, Chaikin, Paul Michael, and Man, Weining. Quasicrystalline structures and uses thereof. United States: N. p., 2011. Web.
Steinhardt, Paul Joseph, Chaikin, Paul Michael, & Man, Weining. Quasicrystalline structures and uses thereof. United States.
Steinhardt, Paul Joseph, Chaikin, Paul Michael, and Man, Weining. Tue . "Quasicrystalline structures and uses thereof". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1032871.
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abstractNote = {This invention relates generally to the field of quasicrystalline structures. In preferred embodiments, the stopgap structure is more spherically symmetric than periodic structures facilitating the formation of stopgaps in nearly all directions because of higher rotational symmetries. More particularly, the invention relates to the use of quasicrystalline structures for optical, mechanical, electrical and magnetic purposes. In some embodiments, the invention relates to manipulating, controlling, modulating and directing waves including electromagnetic, sound, spin, and surface waves, for a pre-selected range of wavelengths propagating in multiple directions.},
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place = {United States},
year = {2011},
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