1×N quadratic growth is a pattern found by Stephen Silver on April 20 2011; it is the first pattern discovered that starts out with the thickness of a single cell and has quadratic growth. It uses the breeder from Nick Gotts' 26-cell quadratic growth.
On November 6, 2014, Chris Cain completed a 14812×1 pattern that exhibits quadratic growth — and on November 10th he reduced this to 7242×1.
Chris Cain's one cell thick quadratic growth patternDownload RLE: click here
of Stephen Silver's 1×N quadratic growth, viewed at a scale of 220
- ↑ Stephen Silver (April 20, 2011). "1 × N quadratic growth". ConwayLife.com forums. Retrieved on November 3, 2016.
- ↑ Chris Cain. "Re: Making switch-engines". Retrieved on August 13, 2015.