Theory of cylindrical dense packings of disks
Item Type:Journal Article
Citation:Mughal, A. & Weaire, D., Theory of cylindrical dense packings of disks, Physical Review E, 89, 2014
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We have previously explored cylindrical packings of disks and their relation to sphere packings. Here we extend the analytical treatment of disk packings, analyzing the rules for phyllotactic indices of related structures and the variation of the density for line-slip structures, close to the symmetric ones. We show that rhombic structures, which are of a lower density, are always unstable, i.e., can be increased in density by small perturbations.
Type of material:Journal Article
Series/Report no:Physical Review E;
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