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Special Grain Boundaries Based on Local Symmetries



Leonid A. Bendersky, John W. Cahn


We propose that the operational local symmetries, rather than a coincidence site lattice (CSL), is important for the creation of special, low energy, grain boundaries (b) in large unit cell structures. We illustrate this with a Durer tiling, and its monoclinic realization, as well as with crystals with large icosahedral motifs.
Journal of Materials Science


coincidence site lattice, grain boundaries, intermetallic local symmetries


Bendersky, L. and Cahn, J. (2008), Special Grain Boundaries Based on Local Symmetries, Journal of Materials Science (Accessed June 23, 2024)


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Created October 16, 2008