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Journal: Journal of Experimental Biology
J Exp Biol (2001) 204 (12): 2103–2118.
Published: 15 June 2001
... and their reflections are almost 100% polarised. These are properties of quarter-wavelength stacks of chitin and cytoplasm, predicted in theoretical analyses made by Sir A. F. Huxley and Professor M. F. Land. The reflecting surfaces of the individual iridophores are almost flat and, in a given stripe, these surfaces...