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Martin Trulsson: Packing problems of objects in science and in everyday life

Föreläsning

Tid: 2019-09-27 13:15 till: 14:15
Plats: Kemicentrum, Lecture hall F
Kontakt: martin [dot] trulsson [at] teokem [dot] lu [dot] se
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Martin Trulsson, Associate Senior Lecturer at the Division of Theoretical Chemistry, Lund University will give a trial lecture for appointment as a Docent, "docentföreläsning", in theoretical chemistry.

Abstract

Finding the densest packing of a set of objects is an ancient-old problem and has been fascinating humans for several millennia. In my talk I will give a brief overview of rich ways to pack, tile, and/or pile various “simple” objects and their relevance for science and our everyday life. So come and learn more about tessellations, aperiodic tilings, and random close packings.