Book 2007

Iridescences

The Physical Colors of Insects

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ISBN: 978-0-387-34119-4 (Print) 978-0-387-34120-0 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

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    Chapter

    Pages 1-6

    Iridescence

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    Chapter

    Pages 7-13

    Why Colors

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    Chapter

    Pages 14-39

    Lepidoptera Description and Scales of Observation

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    Chapter

    Pages 40-48

    Coleoptera Description and Observation Scales

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    Chapter

    Pages 49-55

    Changing Colors: Structures or Pigments?

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    Chapter

    Pages 56-67

    Physical Colors, Chemical Colors Basics of Solid State Optics

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    Chapter

    Pages 68-85

    1-Dimensional Structures: Interferences

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    Chapter

    Pages 86-111

    2-Dimensional Structures: Interferences and Diffraction

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    Chapter

    Pages 112-116

    3-Dimensional Structures: Crystalline Diffraction

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    Chapter

    Pages 117-126

    Amorphous Structures: Scattering

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    Chapter

    Pages 127-134

    Pigments and Pigmentary Colors

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    Chapter

    Pages 135-141

    Thermoregulation and Spectral Selectivity

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    Chapter

    Pages 142-150

    Vision and Colorimetry

  15. Back Matter

    Pages 151-160