Inorganic chiral 3-D photonic crystals with bicontinuous gyroid structure replicated from butterfly wing scales
2011 (English)In: Chemical Communications, ISSN 1359-7345, E-ISSN 1364-548X, Vol. 47, no 35, 9873-9875 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Three dimensional silica photonic crystals with the gyroid minimal surface structure have been synthesized. The butterfly Callophrys rubi was used as a biotemplate. This material represents a significant addition to the small family of synthetic bicontinuous photonic crystals.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2011. Vol. 47, no 35, 9873-9875 p.
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-39534DOI: 10.1039/c1cc11637aISI: 000294122000033ScopusID: 2-s2.0-80052101683OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-39534DiVA: diva2:440805
FunderSwedish Research CouncilEU, FP7, Seventh Framework Programme, FP7-PEOPLE-ERG-2008
QC 201109132011-09-132011-09-122011-09-13Bibliographically approved