Iridescence

Known as: Colorings, Iridescent, Iridescent Coloring, Coloring, Iridescent 
The changing of the color of an object due to variations in the angle of illumination or observation.
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2011
2011
The elytra of the Japanese jewel beetle Chrysochroa fulgidissima are metallic green with purple stripes. Scanning electron… (More)
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2010
2010
The blue colouration seen in the leaves of Selaginella willdenowii is shown to be iridescent. Transmission electron microscopy… (More)
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2009
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2009
Iridescence, the change in hue of a surface with varying observation angles, is used by insects, birds, fish, and reptiles for… (More)
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2009
2009
Regular three-dimensional periodic structures have been observed in the scales of over half a dozen butterfly species. We compare… (More)
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2007
2007
The exploitation of polarized light may increase perceived visual contrast independent of spectrum and intensity and thus have… (More)
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2003
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2003
The genetic and developmental bases for trait expression and variation in adults are largely unknown. One system in which genes… (More)
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2003
2003
Multipotent neural crest stem cells have been identified in late gestation amniote embryos. Yet, significant questions remain… (More)
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2002
2002
The Troides magellanus butterfly exhibits a specialized iridescence that is visible only when its hind wings are both illuminated… (More)
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2001
2001
The most intense colours displayed in nature result from either multilayer reflectors or linear diffraction gratings. Here we… (More)
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1986
1986
Cephalopods are renowned for their unique colour change system in which neurally controlled chromatophore organs in the dermis… (More)
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