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Nanostructures in a new league

Nature volume 440, pages 618619 (30 March 2006) | Download Citation


Aperiodic materials do not surrender details of their structure as readily as do their crystalline counterparts. The latest computational solution to this problem brings aspects of ‘the beautiful game’ into play.

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  1. John J. Rehr is in the Department of Physics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195-1560, USA.

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