silica microspheres Archives | The American Ceramic Society

silica microspheres

Mimicking butterflies to make silica thin films

By Eileen De Guire / June 14, 2012

A comparison of color: the researchers’ film next to a Morpho butterfly. Credit: Wiley. Editor’s note: This story comes from the excellent writing staff at MaterialsViews.com. The beauty of butterflies has fascinated humanity over centuries. Perhaps one of the best known is the Morpho butterflies, whose bright, metallic blue wings have been reported to be…

Read More