Menger Lattice Example

Moltemplate is useful for building larger molecular structures from smaller pieces. This (contrived) example illustrates how to build large (many-level) hierarchical objects using moltemplate.
Menger Sponges


unstable, sad-looking, melted Menger sponge

This kind of hierarchical system can be built using a (relatively) small number of lines using moltemplate. (See the "menger_sponge" directory in the online examples for more details. As it turns out, this is not a very stable arrangement of Aluminum atoms.)

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