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Journal of Mathematical Chemistry

, Volume 45, Issue 3, pp 725–747 | Cite as

Protochirons and protohelices

  • Alexandru T. Balaban
  • Kiran B. Chilakamarri
  • Douglas J. Klein
Original Paper

Abstract

A simple “protochiron” is used to systematically develop and describe molecular helices, especially on the cubic and diamond lattices.

Keywords

Molecular helix Protohelix Protochiron 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alexandru T. Balaban
    • 1
  • Kiran B. Chilakamarri
    • 2
  • Douglas J. Klein
    • 1
  1. 1.Texas A&M University at GalvestonGalvestonUSA
  2. 2.Department of MathematicsTexas Southern UniversityHoustonUSA

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