Measuring the refractive index of spider silks using image-contrast immersion methods

D. J. Little*, D. M. Kane

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Abstract

Refractive-index measurements of spider silks using image-contrast immersion methods are presented, with a precision twenty times greater than has previously been attained. Dispersion and birefringence measurements of the spider silks are also realised.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the International Quantum Electronics Conference and Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Pacific Rim 2011
Place of PublicationPiscataway, NJ
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Pages1092-1094
Number of pages3
ISBN (Electronic)9780977565788, 9781457719400
ISBN (Print)9781457719394
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011
EventInternational Quantum Electronics Conference and Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Pacific Rim - 2011 - Sydney, NSW, Australia
Duration: 28 Aug 20111 Sep 2011

Other

OtherInternational Quantum Electronics Conference and Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Pacific Rim - 2011
CountryAustralia
CitySydney, NSW
Period28/08/111/09/11

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