Daan Frenkel

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Daan Frenkel is Professor of Theoretical Chemistry at the University of Cambridge, UK. His research focuses on numerical simulations of many-body systems, with a special emphasis on problems relating to ordering and self-assembly. He received his training at the University of Amsterdam and, subsequently worked at UCLA, Shell Research, Utrecht University, the FOM Institute for Atomic and Molecular Physics, and the University of Amsterdam.

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Viewpoint: The tetrahedral dice are cast … and pack densely

Magnetic resonance images of tetrahedral dice show a density of random close packing, in agreement with recent calculations. Read More »