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PHYSICS OF WATER

Water untangled

Computer simulations have revealed the topological nature of the liquid–liquid phase transition in colloidal water. This finding might lead to an experimental observation of this topological transition with colloids as building blocks.

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Fig. 1: A colloidal water model unveils the knots and links that characterize high-density liquids.

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