Symmetry performs a vital position in technological know-how - not just in crystallography and quantum idea, the place its position has lengthy been explicitly well-known, but additionally in condensed-matter physics, thermodynamics, chemistry, biology, and others. this article discusses the idea that of symmetry and its software to many components of technology. whereas it features a distinctive creation to the speculation of teams, which types the mathematical equipment for describing symmetries, it is usually a way more common dialogue of the character of symmetry and its position in technology. Many difficulties serve to sharpen the reader's realizing, and an in depth bibliography concludes the e-book.

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