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Title: Quasicrystalline structures and uses thereof

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 pre-selected range of wavelengths propagating in multiple directions.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1343767
Assignee:
The Trustees of Princeton University CHO
Patent Number(s):
9,567,420
Application Number:
14/059,003
Contract Number:
FG02-91ER40671
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2013 Oct 21
Research Org:
The Trustees of Princeton University, Princeton, NJ (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY

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