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Topological and Geometric Properties of tightly confined random polygons

Thursday 6th December 2012 - 11:10 to 11:30
INI Seminar Room 1
Session Title: 
Knots in mathematics: Tight Knots, etc.
Session Chair: 
Rob Kusner
Consider equilateral random polygons in a confinement sphere of radius R. In this talk we describe how geometric properties of the random polygons such a curvature or torsion change when the radius of confinement decreases. We also describe how the knot spectrum changes as R decreases.
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University of Cambridge Research Councils UK
    Clay Mathematics Institute London Mathematical Society NM Rothschild and Sons