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fracton

[′frak‚tän]
(physics)
A quantum corresponding to a vibrational excitation of random fractal structure, which is localized in space.
A vibrational quantum of a fractal structure, either random or ordered, that may be localized or delocalized.
A quantum of a localized vibrational excitation of a disordered structure, whether or not it is fractal.
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f] is the fracton dimension), which describes the transitions of the solid-to-liquid frequencies of the percolating rigidity cluster at [T.
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