amphicheiral knot

A knot is which is equivalentMathworldPlanetmathPlanetmathPlanetmathPlanetmath to its mirror image is called an amphicheiral knot. Chemists use the term achiral.

At least twenty amphicheiral knots are known which have nine or less crossings.

Title amphicheiral knot
Canonical name AmphicheiralKnot
Date of creation 2013-03-22 16:29:11
Last modified on 2013-03-22 16:29:11
Owner Mathprof (13753)
Last modified by Mathprof (13753)
Numerical id 5
Author Mathprof (13753)
Entry type Definition
Classification msc 57M25
Defines achiral