KNI Spotlight: Asimow Group Breaks New Ground on Quasicrystal Synthesis

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Paul Asimow and his research group examine the properties of exotic solids known as quasicrystals via high-impact shock recovery experiments.

Asimow Group Breaks New Ground on Quasicrystal Synthesis

April 5, 2018

Thousands of years ago, a 4.5 billion-year-old meteorite crashed into eastern Russia’s Koryak Mountains. Named the Khatyrka meteorite, the space rock was later found to contain certain properties that stunned the scientific community