Unveiling Spatial Correlations in Biophotonic Architecture of Transparent Insect Wings

Pramod Kumar, Danish Shamoon, Dhirendra P. Singh, Sudip Mandal, Kamal P. Singh

Abstract

We probe the natural complex structures in the transparent insect wings by a simple, non-invasive, real time optical technique using both monochromatic and broadband femtosecond lasers. A stable, reproducible and novel diffraction pattern is observed unveiling long range spatial correlations and structural-symmetry at various length scales for a large variety of wings. While matching the sensitivity of SEM for such microstructures, it is highly efficient for extracting long range structural organization with potentially broad applicability.

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Kumar P., Shamoon D., P. Singh D., Mandal S. and P. Singh K. (2013). Unveiling Spatial Correlations in Biophotonic Architecture of Transparent Insect Wings . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Photonics, Optics and Laser Technology - Volume 1: PHOTOPTICS, ISBN 978-989-8565-44-0, pages 106-110. DOI: 10.5220/0004339001060110


in Bibtex Style

@conference{photoptics13,
author={Pramod Kumar and Danish Shamoon and Dhirendra P. Singh and Sudip Mandal and Kamal P. Singh},
title={Unveiling Spatial Correlations in Biophotonic Architecture of Transparent Insect Wings},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Photonics, Optics and Laser Technology - Volume 1: PHOTOPTICS,},
year={2013},
pages={106-110},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004339001060110},
isbn={978-989-8565-44-0},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Photonics, Optics and Laser Technology - Volume 1: PHOTOPTICS,
TI - Unveiling Spatial Correlations in Biophotonic Architecture of Transparent Insect Wings
SN - 978-989-8565-44-0
AU - Kumar P.
AU - Shamoon D.
AU - P. Singh D.
AU - Mandal S.
AU - P. Singh K.
PY - 2013
SP - 106
EP - 110
DO - 10.5220/0004339001060110