Aboav-Weaire's and Lewis' laws—A review

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Abstract

A brief review of Aboav's law (the relationship between the average number of edges of a randomly chosen neighboring cell of a typical n-cell and n) and Lewis' law (the relationship between the mean area of a typical n-cell and n) is presented. These two laws now play central roles in Rivier's maximum entropy theory of statistical crystallography. A discussion of the mathematical forms of these laws is our emphasis in this article.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)149-165
Number of pages17
JournalMaterials Characterization
Volume34
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 1995
Externally publishedYes

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