Recommended Readings: Paul Steinhardt, Ph.D.

Friday Lecture Series

Once Upon a Time in Kamchatka: The Extraordinary Search for Natural Quasicrystals

Paul Steinhardt, Ph.D., Albert Einstein Professor in Science and director,

Princeton Center for Theoretical Science,

Princeton University

October 5, 2012

3:45 p.m.-5:00 p.m. (Refreshments, 3:15 p.m., Abby Lounge)

Caspary Auditorium

Recommended Readings

Bindi, L., J. M. Eiler, Y. Guan, L. S. Hollister, G. MacPherson, P. J. Steinhardt, and N. Yao. 2012. Evidence for the Extraterrestrial Origin of a Natural Quasicrystal.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 109 (5): 1396-1401

Florescu, M., S. Torquato, and P. J. Steinhardt. 2009. Complete Band Gaps in Two-Dimensional Photonic Quasicrystals. Physical Review B – Condensed Matter and Materials Physics 80 (15)

Rechtsman, M. C., H. -C Jeong, P. M. Chaikin, S. Torquato, and P. J. Steinhardt. 2008. Optimized Structures for Photonic Quasicrystals. Physical Review Letters 101 (7)

Steinhardt, P. J. 2008. Solid-State Physics: How does Your Quasicrystal Grow? Nature 452 (7183): 43-44

Steinhardt, P. J. and L. Bindi. 2012. In Search of Natural Quasicrystals. Reports on Progress in Physics 75 (9)

Steinhardt, P. J.  2011. Once upon a Time in Kamchatka: The Search for Natural Quasicrystals. Philosophical Magazine 91 (19-21): 2421-2426