Orientation dependent handedness and chiral design

  title={Orientation dependent handedness and chiral design},
  author={Efi Efrati and William T. M. Irvine},
Chirality occupies a central role in fields ranging from biological self assembly to the design of optical metamaterials. The definition of chirality, as given by lord Kelvin, associates it with the lack of mirror symmetry: the inability to superpose an object on its mirror image. While this definition has guided the classification of chiral objects for over a century, the quantification of handed phenomena based on this definition has proven elusive, if not impossible as manifest in the… CONTINUE READING


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