Photonic crystals are optical materials with periodic changes in the dielectric constant on a length scale comparable to optical wavelengths. Dimensional types of photonic crystals, parallelism,...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1256 | 26 May 2005
The gemstone opal could be manufactured synthetically copying a technique employed by a beetle to control the appearance of its outer shell. Posted December 22 2003
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=384 | 9 Jan 2004
Serial entrepreneur Miles Wright today announced the launch of Xanofi,
Inc., a company introducing a new platform for nanofiber production that
promises drastic improvements in yields, price...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=20536 | 15 Nov 2010
Orlin D. Velev, INVISTA professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular
Engineering at North Carolina State University, will discuss his research Wednesday
(Oct. 7) as part of the...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=13895 | 30 Sep 2009
The colors of a butterfly’s wings are unusually bright and beautiful and are the result of an unusual trait; the way they reflect light is fundamentally different from how color works most of the...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=25703 | 11 Oct 2012
Butterfly wings, peacock feathers, opals and pearls are some of nature's jewels
that use nanostructures to dazzle us with color. It's accomplished through the
way light reaches our eyes after...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=7000 | 31 Jul 2008
Materials known as photonic crystals could form the building
blocks of future optical computers and micro-scale communications
devices. Scientists have developed a low-cost and versatile way to...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=6004 | 4 Mar 2008