**Reference**:- Greg Aloupis, Erik D. Demaine, Stefan Langerman, Pat Morin, Joseph O'Rourke, Ileana Streinu, and Godfried Toussaint, “Unfolding Polyhedral Bands”, in
*Proceedings of the 16th Canadian Conference on Computational Geometry (CCCG 2004)*, Montréal, Québec, Canada, August 9–11, 2004, pages 60–63. **Abstract**:-
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*band*is defined as the intersection of the surface of a convex polyhedron with the space between two parallel planes, as long as this space does not contain any vertices of the polyhedron. An*unfolding*of a given band is obtained by cutting along exactly one edge and placing all faces of the band into the plane, without causing intersections. We prove that for a specific type of band there exists an appropriate edge to cut so that the band may be unfolded. **Comments**:- This paper is also available from the electronic proceedings as http://www.cs.concordia.ca/cccg/papers/45.pdf.
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