Discrete & Computational Geometry

, Volume 40, Issue 2, pp 214–240

A Dense Packing of Regular Tetrahedra


DOI: 10.1007/s00454-008-9101-y

Cite this article as:
Chen, E.R. Discrete Comput Geom (2008) 40: 214. doi:10.1007/s00454-008-9101-y


We construct a dense packing of regular tetrahedra, with packing density D>.7786157.


CrystallographyPackingRegular solidHilbert problem

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of MichiganAnn ArborUSA