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Unpublished Paper
Smectic Pores and Defect Cores
Interface Focus (2012)
  • Elisabetta A. Masumoto
  • Randall D. Kamien
  • Christian Santangelo

Riemann's minimal surfaces, a one-parameter family of minimal surfaces, describe a bicontinuous lamellar system with pores connecting alternating layers. We demonstrate explicitly that Riemann's minimal surfaces are composed of a nonlinear sum of two oppositely handed helicoids.

Publication Date
August 24, 2012
Prepublished version downloaded from ArXiv. Published version is located at DOI: 10.1098/rsfs.2011.0095
Citation Information
Elisabetta A. Masumoto, Randall D. Kamien and Christian Santangelo. "Smectic Pores and Defect Cores" Interface Focus (2012)
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