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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.
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Modern Physics
- Condensed Matter
= Crystal Structure
Other Sciences
- Mathematics
- High School
- Upper Undergraduate
- Lower Undergraduate
- Informal Education
- Instructional Material
= Interactive Simulation
= Simulation
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- application/java
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Access Rights: Free access
Restriction: © 2007 David Austin
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Keywords: Symmetry, penrose tiles, quasicrystals, tessellation, tiling
Record Creator: Metadata instance created July 10, 2009 by Raina Khatri
Record Updated: Jun 15, 2011 by Bruce Mason
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June 5, 2007
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