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Contact: Laura Millsaps
DOE/Ames Laboratory

New Quasicrystals

Caption: The pentagonal dodecahedral morphology of the icosahedral phase is shown with a millimeter scale; grains as large as 1.0 mm have been grown.

Credit: Ames Laboratory, USDOE

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