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written by David Austin
This web page contains two applets that allow the user to create Penrose tilings with rhomboids. The first applet requires the user to construct the tiling for themselves while the second applet includes hints to help construct a tiling.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Modern Physics
- Condensed Matter
= Crystal Structure
Other Sciences
- Mathematics
- Upper Undergraduate
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Informal Education
- Instructional Material
= Interactive Simulation
= Simulation
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- application/java
- text/html
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© 2007 David Austin
Symmetry, penrose tiles, quasicrystals, tessellation, tiling
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Metadata instance created July 10, 2009 by Raina Khatri
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June 15, 2011 by Bruce Mason
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June 5, 2007
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