Knot Carpets

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Carpet 1

The link pictured here is an infinitely complex link consisting of an infinite number of unknots. Each unknot has five-fold symmetry about its centre.

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This image is suitable as a background screen as it doesn't take up too many colour-map entries. Try using the colour editor in 'xv' to see thousands of variations on the colour scheme. If you plan to print it, there is also a PDF version (letter size only).

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