Capacitor spool phyllotaxis?

Capacitor spool phyllotaxis?

Lenore, of Evil Mad Scientist Labs, glimpses the pattern that connects in a spool of monolithic capacitors:

These capacitors… exhibit the opposite spirals of phyllotaxis that are probably most familiar from the face of a sunflower. Who knew capacitors could be so lovely?

Electronic Phyllotaxis

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  1. Anniel says:

    We are a manufacturer in China have 20 years experence in capacitors and metalized film.Our factory located in 5000 square meters and obtained ISO9001
    quality certificate,SGS certificate and VDE/TUV/UL/CQC relevant products certificate.And we have owned 5 patents for inventions and 10 utility patents.

    In 2012 our company was awarded”National Hi-tech Enterprise”.

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    Tel No.:0086-562-2828608
    contact person:Ms Anniel
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