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Classical Wigner Crystals on Flat and Curved Surfaces, Topological Defects, `Pleats ‘ and Particle Fractionalization
Speaker(s): Paul Chaikin
Abstract: Charged colloidal particles present a controllable system for study a host of condensed matter/many body problems such as crystallization. 2D crystals are invariably hexagonal. Hexagons perfectly tile a flat plane but a soccer ball requires exactly 12 pentagons dispersed among the hexagons on its cu... read more
Date: 03/05/2012 - 1:30 pm
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