Visualization (image) University of Warwick Share Print E-Mail Caption This is a visualization of the average configuration of the molecules in a liquid crystal knot (simulation). (A) A plane cross-section of the knot with the molecular alignment indicated by small cylinders. The grey rectangles correspond to a part of the particle and the red spots highlight central portions of the knot. (B) A full three-dimensional visualization with molecular orientation shown as a color map. Different colors correspond to different orientations as given in the inset. Credit University of Warwick Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.