• Fractals

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      Fractals; non-integral dimensions; grains

    • Abstract

       

      An elementary introduction to the concept of fractals is given. Some examples of fractals drawn from nature are briefly discussed. It is suggested that fractal geometry may be useful in characterizing the grain size and shape distributions in polycrystalline solids.

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      D Dhar1

      1. Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Bombay - 400 005, India
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