Non-polarizing broadband multilayer reflectors in fish

@inproceedings{Jordan2012NonpolarizingBM,
  title={Non-polarizing broadband multilayer reflectors in fish},
  author={T. M. Jordan and J. C. Partridge and N. W. Roberts},
  booktitle={Nature photonics},
  year={2012}
}
Dielectric multilayer reflectors that are non-polarizing are an important class of optical device and have numerous applications within optical fibres [1], dielectric waveguides [2] and LEDs [3]. Here we report analyses of a biological non-polarizing optical mechanism found in the broadband guanine-cytoplasm "silver" multilayer reflectors of three species of fish. Present in the fish stratum argenteum are two populations of birefringent guanine crystal, each with their optic axes either… CONTINUE READING
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