Lists of Published Work on Structural Color

"On the reflexion of light at a twin plane of a crystal"
Lord Rayleigh, Sec.R.S., Phil. Mag. S.5. 26, 241 (1888).
"On metallic colouring in birds and insects"
A. A. Michelson, Phil. Mag. 21, 554 (1911).
"On the reflection of light from a regularly, stratified medium"
Lord Rayleigh, O.M., F.R.S., 565 (1917).
"On the optical character of some brilliant animal colours"
Lord Rayleigh, O.M., F.R.S., Phil. Mag. 37, 98-111 (1918).

"Studies of iridescent colour, and the structure producing it. IV. - Iridescent beetles"
Lord Rayleigh, F.R.S., Roy. Soc. Proc. A103, 233 (1923).
"Structural colors in feathers"
C. W. Mason, J. Phys. Chem. 27, 210, 401 (1923).
"A spectrophotometric study of certain cases of structural color"
E. Merritt, J. Opt. Soc. Am. Rev. Sci. Instrum. 11, 93 (1925).
"Structural colors in insects. II"
C. W. Mason, J. Phys. Chem. 31, 321 (1927).

"An electron microscope study of some structural colors of insects"
T. F. Anderson and A. G. Richards, Jr., J. Appl. Phys. 13, 748 (1942).
"Elektronenmikrosckopische Unetersuchung des Feinbaues schillernder Leisten von Morpho-Schuppen"
K. Gentil, Z. Morph. Okol. Tiere 38, 344 (1942).

"The metallic gold spots on the pupa of the monarch butterfly"
R. L. Taylor, Ent. News 75, 253 (1964).
"'Gynandromorphic effect' and the optical nature of hidden wing-pattern in Gonepteryx rhamni L. (Lepidoptera, Pieridae)"
Y. P. Nekrutenko, Nature 205, 417 (1965).
"A multilayer interference reflector in the eye of the scallop"
M. F. Land, J. exp. Biol. 45, 433 (1966).
"Modification of specular reflexion and light transmission by biological surface structures".
C. G. Bernhard, G. Gemne, and A. R. Moeller, Quart. Rev. Biophys. 1, 89-105 (1968).
"Scarabaeid beetle exocuticle as an optica analogue of cholesteric liquid crystals"
A. C. Neville and S. Caveney, Biol. Rev. 44, 531 (1969).
"Humidity, darkness, and gold spots as possible factors in pupal duration of monarch butterflies"
B. Petersen, J. Lepidopt. Soc. 18, 230 (1969).

"On the organization of reflecting surfaces in some marine animals"
E. J. Denton, Phil. Trans. R. Soc. Lond. B258, 285 (1970).
"Reflectors in fishes"
E. Denton, Sci. Am. 224, 64-72 (1971).
"Mechanism of reflexion in silvery layers of fish and cephalopods"
Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B178, 43 (1971).
"Ultraviolet reflection of a male butterfly: Interference color caused by thin-layer elaboration of wing scales"
H. Ghiradella, D. Aneshansley, T. Eisner, R. E. Silberglied, and H. E. Hinton, Science 178, 1214-1217 (1972).
"The physics and biology of animal reflectors"
M. F. Land, Prog. Biophys. Mole. Biol. 24, 77 (1972).
"Development of ultraviolet-reflecting butterfly scales: how to make an interference filter"
H. Ghiradella, J. Morphol. 142, 395-410 (1974).
"The basis of structural colour variation in two species of Papilio"
J. Huxley, J. Ent. A50, 9 (1975).
"The coloration of Papilio zalmoxis and P. antimachus, and the discovery of Tyndall blue in butterflies"
J. Huxley, Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B193, 441-453 (1976).
"Metallic gold and silver colours in some insect cuticles"
A. C. Neville, J. Insect Physiol. 23, 1267 (1977).
"The role of carotenoids in the "golden glance" of danaid pupae"
M. Rothschild, B. Gardiner and R. Mummery, J. Zool. Lond. 186, 351 (1978).
"Reflection measurements used in the analysis of structural colours of beetles"
D. Mossakowski, J. Microsc. 116, 351 (1979).

"Structure of iridescent Lepidoptera scales: Variations on several themes"
H. Ghiradella, Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 77, 637 (1984).
"Structure and development of iridescent Lepidopetran scales: The Papilionidae as a showcase family"
H. Ghiradella, Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 78, 252 (1985).
"Cuticular interference reflectors in the golden pupae of danaine butterflies"
R. A. Steinbrecht, W. Mohren, H. K. Pulker and D. Schneider, Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B226, 367 (1985).
"Fine structure of the silver and gold cuticle in the pupae of some butterflies"
R. A. Steinbrecht, Tiss. Cell. 17, 745 (1985).
"Die goldenen Puppen der Danainen - Mikrospektrophotometrie an einem naturlichen breitband-Interferenzreflektor"
R. A. Steinbrecht and H. Scharf, Zeiss Info. 28, 36 (1985).

"Light-reflecting properties of the iridophores of the neon tetra, Paracheirodon innesi"
H. Nagaishi, N. Oshima and R. Fujii, Comp. Biochem. Physio. 95A, 337 (1990).
"Light and color on the wing: Structural colors in butterlies and moths"
H. Ghiradella, Appl. Opt. 30, 3492 (1991).
"Ultrastructure of the motile iridophores of the neon tetra"
H. Nagaishi and N. Oshima, Zool. Sci. 9, 65 (1992).
"Art of structural coloration in insects"
A. Kosaku and K. Miyamoto, Forma 9, 297 (1994).
"SEM comparison of Morpho butterfly dorsal and ventral scales"
L. Bingham, I. Bingham, S. Geary, J. Tanner, C. driscoll, B. Cluff and J. S. Gardner, Microscopy Res. Tech. 31, 93 (1995).
"Microstructures and optical properties of scales of butterfly wings"
H. Tabata, K. Kumazawa, M. Funakawa, J. Takimoto and M. Akimoto, Opt. Rev. 3, 139 (1996).


"Effects of a butterfly scale microstructure on the iridescence color observed at different angles"
H. Tada, S. E. Mann, I. N. Miaoulis and P. Y. Wong, Appl. Opt. 37, 1579 (1998).
"Coherent light scattering by blue feather barbs"
R. O. Prum, R. H. Torres, S. Williamson, J. Dyck, Nature 296, 28 (1998).
"Opals in a new light"
A. van Blaaderen, Science 282, 887 (1998).


"Confined blue iridescence by a diffracting microstructure: An optical investigation of the Cynandra optis butterfly"
D. J. Brink and M. E. Lee, Appl. Opt. 38, 5282 (1999).
"Shining armor: structural colors in insects"
H. Ghiradella, Opt. Photonics News 47 (March 1999).
"Quantified interference and diffraction in single Morpho butterfly scales"
P. Vukusic, J. R. Sambles, C. R. Lawrence and R. J. Wootton, Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B266, 1403 (1999).
"Light-reflection strategies"
A. R. Parker, American Scientist 87, 248-255 (1999).


"Insect thin films as sun blocks, not solar collectors"
D. W. Koon and A. B. Crawford, Appl. Opt. 39, 2496 (2000).
"Structural colour: Colour mixing in wing scales of a butterfly"
P. Vukusic, J. R. Sambles and C. R. Lawrence, Nature 404, 457 (2000).
"515 million years of structural color"
A. R. Parker, J. Opt. A: Pure Appl. Opt 2, R15-28 (2000).


"Structural Colour - Now you see it - now you don't"
P. Vukusic, J. R. Sambles, C. R. Lawrence and R. J. Wootton, Nature 410, 36 (2001).
"Aphrodite's iridescence"
A. R. Parker, R. C. McPhedran, D. R. McKenzie, L. C. Botten, N.-A. P. Nicorovici, Nature 409, 36 (2001).
"The sea mouse and the photonic crystal"
R. C. McPhedran, N. A. Nicorovici, D. R. McKenzie, L. C. Botten, A. R. Parker and G. W. Rouse, Aust. J. Chem. 54, 241-244 (2001).
"Water capture by a desert beetle"
A. R. Parker, Nature 414, 33-34 (2001).
"Sculpted-multilayer optical effects in two species of Papilio butterfly"
P. Vukusic, R. Sambles, C. Lawrence, and G. Wakely, G., Appl. Optics 40, 1116-1125 (2001).


"Mechanisms of structural color in the Morpho butterfly: cooperation of regularity and irregularity in an iridescent scale"
S. Kinoshita, S. Yoshioka and K. Kawagoe, Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B269, 1417 (2002).
"Wing colors of Chrysozephyrus butterflies (Lepidoptera; Lycaenidae): ultraviolte reflection by males"
M. Imafuku, Y. Hirose and T. Takeuchi, Zool. Sci. 19, 175 (2002).
"Iridophres Involved in Generation of Skin Color in the Zebrafish, Brachydanio rerio"
Noriko Oshima and Akiko Kasai, Forma in press.
"Photophysics of Structural color in the Morpho Butterflies"
Shuichi Kinoshita, Shinya Yoshioka, Yasuhiro Fujii and Naoko Okamoto, Forma in press.
"The origin of the iridescent colors in Coleopteran elytron"
Takahiko Hariyama, Yasuharu Takaku, Mantaro Hironaka, Hiroko Horiguchi, Yoshiaki Komiya and Masashi Kurachi, Forma in press.
"Antireflection of the butterfly and moth wings through microstructure"
Akihiro Yoshida, Forma in press.
"Mimicry of Butterflies in Microscopic Structure"
Akira Saito, Forma in press.
"Spectroscopy of Giant Colloidal Crystals"
Tsuneo Okubo and Akira Tsuchida, Forma in press.
"Cuticular microstructures and their relationship to structural color in the shieldbug Poecilcoris lewisi distant"
Kiyoshi Miyamoto and Akinori Kosaku, Forma in press.
"Effect of macroscopic structure in iridescent color of the peacock feathers"
Shinya Yoshioka and Shuichi Kinoshita, Forma in press.
"Grazing-incidence iridescence from a butterfly wing"
C. Lawrence, P. Vukusic and R. Sambles, Applied Optics 41, 437-441 (2002).
"Limited-view iridescence in the butterfly Ancyluris meliboeus"
P. Vukusic, R. Sambles, C. R. Lawrence, and R. J. Wootton, Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B269, Issue 1486, 7-14 (2002).


R. Hooke, Martyn and Allestry, London (1665).
"Opticks", 4th ed.
I. Newton, 1730 (reprinted Dover) pp. 252.
"Hairs, bristles, and scales",
H. Ghiradella, in "Microscopic anatomy of invertebrates" Vol. 11A: Insecta (ed. F. N. Harrison and M. Locke), (Wiley-Liss, New York, 1998) Chap. 11, pp. 257.

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