9th International Conference on Quasicrystals
May 22 - 26, 2005
Scheman Building
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011 USA

(515) 294-4896

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Welcome to the website of the 9th International Conference on Quasicrystals!

The 9th International Conference on Quasicrystals carries on a tradition of excellence bringing together the best scientists in the world to talk about quasicrystals. At the 9th meeting in this series, we are pleased to extend a special welcome to scientists working in the broader area of complex metallic alloys. Abstracts are invited in all areas of study including (but not limited to) Transport and Dynamical Properties, Surfaces and Thin Films, Synthesis, Structure, Phase Stability, Characterization, Theory, Mathematics, Mechanical Properties, Electronic Properties, Magnetism, Structure, Applications and New Frontiers.

Please click a button on the left for more information or send an email to the ICQ9 Organizers at ICQ9@ameslab.gov.

We are very thankful for the generous financial support and sponsorship of this conference from Iowa State University through the Office of the Vice Provost for Research and Advanced Studies, Colleges of Engineering and Liberal Arts and Sciences and Departments of Chemistry, Physics and Astronomy, and Materials Science and Engineering. We are also thankful to the Department of Energy, Office of Basic Energy Sciences, Materials Chemistry and Biomolecular Materials Division of Materials Sciences and Engineering for support. In addition we thank the Ames Laboratory Director's Office, the Ames Laboratory Materials Chemistry and Biomolecular Materials Program, the Ames Laboratory Condensed Matter Physics Program, and the Ames Laboratory Materials Physics and Engineering Program for their support. Acknowledgment is made to the Donors of The Petroleum Research Fund, administered by the American Chemical Society, for partial support of this conference. We are very pleased by the sponsorship of the IOP Student Awards by the Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter. Thank you also to Caterpillar, Inc. for their generous support. Finally, we thank the Institute for Physical Research and Technology (IPRT) for their considerable support.


We look forward to seeing you in Ames.



Cynthia Jenks
Dan Sordelet
Pat Thiel
ICQ9 Co-Organizers



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All discussion session papers, including a summary, are now available. Click HERE to view.

The Conference Proceedings have been published in Philosophical Magazine, vol. 86 issues 3-5 and 4-6 (2006).


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