Curvature and torsion of the tight closed trefoil knot
Laboratory of Computational and Semiconductor Physics, Poznan University of Technology, Nieszawska 13A, 60-965 Poznan, Poland
Corresponding author: a Justyna.Baranska@put.poznan.pl
Revised: 6 August 2008
Published online: 9 December 2008
The curvature and torsion profiles of the tight trefoil knot found with the SONO algorithm are analysed. Their characteristics are discussed. Comparison of curvature and torsion profiles with the tightest parametrically defined knot is performed.
PACS: 02.10.Kn – Knot theory / 36.20.-r – Macromolecules and polymer molecules
© EDP Sciences, Società Italiana di Fisica, Springer-Verlag, 2008