Wrinkles and splay conspire to give positive disclinations negative curvature.


Recently, there has been renewed interest in the coupling between geometry and topological defects in crystalline and striped systems. Standard lore dictates that positive disclinations are associated with positive Gaussian curvature, whereas negative disclinations give rise to negative curvature. Here, we present a diblock copolymer system exhibiting a… (More)
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1514379112


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