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Computational design hits record resolution

A supercomputer-powered design technique enables the discovery of efficient mechanical structures that have an unprecedented level of detail. The findings provide insights into both physical and biological structures. See Letter p.84

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Figure 1: Comparison between a conventional aircraft-wing design and a design produced by high-resolution topology optimization.

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Langelaar, M. Computational design hits record resolution. Nature 550, 50–51 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1038/550050a

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