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University of California - Los Angeles

Achiral Triangles Form Chiral Super-Structures

Caption: Colored patches represent parallelogram outlines around pairs of triangles that have formed chiral super-structures. Parallelograms having different "handedness" and orientations are color-coded and superimposed over each other.

Credit: Thomas G. Mason and Kun Zhao

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