Thursday, November 6, 2014

Bead model of Klein's all-heptagon network

I took a picture of single tetrahedral unit (12 heptagons) of D56 bead model on the figure depicting schematically an open network consisting only of heptagons, described by Klein in his 1879 paper.

Klein, F. (1878). "Ueber die Transformation siebenter Ordnung der elliptischen Functionen" [On the order-seven transformation of elliptic functions]. Mathematische Annalen 14 (3): 428–471. Translated in Levy, Silvio, ed. (1999). The Eightfold Way. Cambridge University Press.

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