Modern society is permeated by systems with many numbers of nodes and connections (e.g., rail networks, airports). A theoretical study of the multiplex network consisting of European Union air routes and the London rail transportation system demonstrates the fragility of such a network.
Bond Percolation on Multiplex Networks
A. Hackett, D. Cellai, S. Gómez, A. Arenas, and J. P. Gleeson
Phys. Rev. X 6, 021002 (2016)