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Nature Physics Research Highlight: Know your onions

Dechant, Pierre-Philippe ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4694-4010 (2014) Nature Physics Research Highlight: Know your onions. Nature Physics, 10 (1). p. 244.

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Many viruses have icosahedral symmetry. So do certain 'carbon onions' — Russian doll-like arrangements of nested fullerenes. Pierre-Philippe Dechant and colleagues argue that viruses and carbon onions share the same formation principle: affine symmetry.

Item Type: Article
Status: Published
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1038/nphys2949
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics
Q Science > QC Physics
School/Department: School of Science, Technology and Health
URI: https://ray.yorksj.ac.uk/id/eprint/3364

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