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Infinite networks of surfaces

An Erratum to this article was published on 01 August 2005

An effective route to investigate complex periodic motifs in liquid crystals reveals that molecular packing alone can result in a tricontinuous network of channels separated by two periodic surfaces.

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Figure 1: The concept of multiple continuity.
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Holyst, R. Infinite networks of surfaces. Nature Mater 4, 510–511 (2005).

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