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Seminar

Packing Spheres in a Cylinder

Weaire, D; Mughal, A (Trinity College Dublin and Aberystwyth University)
Wednesday 10 October 2012, 11:30-12:30

Seminar Room 1, Newton Institute

Abstract

What is the densest packing of spheres of diameter d in a cylinder of diameter D? We have explored this problem computationally for a wide range of D/d, and adduced some analytical results to explain the findings.

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