International Tables for Crystallography (2006). Vol. C, ch. 9.1, pp. 746-751
doi: 10.1107/97809553602060000617

Chapter 9.1. Sphere packings and packings of ellipsoids

Contents

  • 9.1. Sphere packings and packings of ellipsoids  (pp. 746-751) | html | pdf | chapter contents |
    • 9.1.1. Sphere packings and packings of circles  (pp. 746-751) | html | pdf |
      • 9.1.1.1. Definitions  (p. 746) | html | pdf |
      • 9.1.1.2. Homogeneous packings of circles  (p. 746) | html | pdf |
      • 9.1.1.3. Homogeneous sphere packings  (pp. 746-750) | html | pdf |
      • 9.1.1.4. Applications  (pp. 750-751) | html | pdf |
      • 9.1.1.5. Interpenetrating sphere packings  (p. 751) | html | pdf |
    • 9.1.2. Packings of ellipses and ellipsoids  (p. 751) | html | pdf |
    • References | html | pdf |
    • Figures
      • Fig. 9.1.1.1. Two triangular nets representing two densest packed layers of spheres. The layers are stacked in such a way that each sphere is in contact with three spheres of the other layer  (p. 747) | html | pdf |
      • Fig. 9.1.1.2. Two triangular nets representing two densest packed layers of spheres. The layers are stacked in such a way that each sphere is in contact with two spheres of the other layer  (p. 749) | html | pdf |
      • Fig. 9.1.1.3. Two square nets representing two layers of spheres stacked in such a way that each sphere is in contact with four spheres of the other layer  (p. 749) | html | pdf |
      • Fig. 9.1.1.4. Two square nets representing two layers of spheres stacked in such a way that each sphere is in contact with two spheres of the other layer  (p. 749) | html | pdf |
      • Fig. 9.1.1.5. Sphere packing of type 8  (p. 749) | html | pdf |
      • Fig. 9.1.1.6. Sphere packing of type 19  (p. 750) | html | pdf |
      • Fig. 9.1.1.7. Least dense sphere packing known so far  (p. 750) | html | pdf |
    • Tables
      • Table 9.1.1.1. Types of circle packings in the plane  (p. 747) | html | pdf |
      • Table 9.1.1.2. Examples for sphere packings with high contact numbers and high densities and with low contact numbers and low densities  (p. 748) | html | pdf |