

A298033


Coordination sequence of the Dual(3.4.6.4) tiling with respect to a hexavalent node.


22



1, 6, 12, 24, 30, 42, 48, 60, 66, 78, 84, 96, 102, 114, 120, 132, 138, 150, 156, 168, 174, 186, 192, 204, 210, 222, 228, 240, 246, 258, 264, 276, 282, 294, 300, 312, 318, 330, 336, 348, 354, 366, 372, 384, 390, 402, 408, 420, 426, 438, 444, 456, 462, 474, 480, 492, 498, 510, 516, 528, 534, 546, 552
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OFFSET

0,2


COMMENTS

Also known as the mta net.
This is one of the Laves tilings.


LINKS

Colin Barker, Table of n, a(n) for n = 0..1000
C. GoodmanStrauss and N. J. A. Sloane, A Coloring Book Approach to Finding Coordination Sequences, Acta Cryst. A75 (2019), 121134, also on NJAS's home page. Also arXiv:1803.08530.
Reticular Chemistry Structure Resource (RCSR), The mta tiling (or net)
N. J. A. Sloane, The Dual(3.4.6.4) tiling
N. J. A. Sloane, The subgraph H shown in one 60degree sector of the graph of the tiling.
N. J. A. Sloane, Overview of coordination sequences of Laves tilings [Fig. 2.7.1 of GrünbaumShephard 1987 with Anumbers added and in some cases the name in the RCSR database]
Index entries for linear recurrences with constant coefficients, signature (1,1,1).


FORMULA

Theorem: For n>0, a(n) = 9*n6 if n is even, a(n) = 9*n3 if n is odd.
The proof uses the "coloring book" method described in the GoodmanStrauss & Sloane article. The subgraph H is shown above in the links.
G.f.: (1 + 5*x + 5*x^2 + 7*x^3) / ((1  x)*(1  x^2)).
First differences are 1, 5, 6, 12, 6, 12, 6, 12, 6, 12, 6, 12, ...
a(n) = a(n1) + a(n2)  a(n3) for n>3.  Colin Barker, Jan 25 2018


MAPLE

f6:=proc(n) if n=0 then 1 elif (n mod 2) = 0 then 9*n6 else 9*n3; fi; end;
[seq(f6(n), n=0..80)];


MATHEMATICA

Join[{1}, LinearRecurrence[{1, 1, 1}, {6, 12, 24}, 62]] (* JeanFrançois Alcover, Apr 23 2018 *)


PROG

(PARI) Vec((1 + 5*x + 5*x^2 + 7*x^3) / ((1  x)^2*(1 + x)) + O(x^60)) \\ Colin Barker, Jan 25 2018


CROSSREFS

List of coordination sequences for Laves tilings (or duals of uniform planar nets): [3,3,3,3,3.3] = A008486; [3.3.3.3.6] = A298014, A298015, A298016; [3.3.3.4.4] = A298022, A298024; [3.3.4.3.4] = A008574, A296368; [3.6.3.6] = A298026, A298028; [3.4.6.4] = A298029, A298031, A298033; [3.12.12] = A019557, A298035; [4.4.4.4] = A008574; [4.6.12] = A298036, A298038, A298040; [4.8.8] = A022144, A234275; [6.6.6] = A008458.
Cf. A008574, A038764 (partial sums), A298029 (coordination sequence for a trivalent node), A298031 (coordination sequence for a tetravalent node).
Sequence in context: A226453 A261476 A119840 * A069171 A071611 A216453
Adjacent sequences: A298030 A298031 A298032 * A298034 A298035 A298036


KEYWORD

nonn,easy


AUTHOR

N. J. A. Sloane, Jan 21 2018, corrected Jan 24 2018.


STATUS

approved



