Master Thesis 1999


I studied the Frenkel-Kontorova of a quasiperiodic potential. In this model there are 3 incommensurate lengths which creates interesting phenomena, like phonon localization and multistep pinning transitions,  that are not present in the standard FK model.

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Author: Titus van Erp, Supervisors: Prof. Annalisa Fasolino, Prof. Ted Jansen. Important Contributor: Ovidiu Radulescu