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Ultrastructure and optics of the prism-like petal epidermal cells of Eschscholzia californica (California poppy).

Wilts BD, Rudall PJ, Moyroud E, Gregory T, Ogawa Y, Vignolini S, Steiner U, Glover BJ.

New Phytol. 2018 Aug;219(3):1124-1133. doi: 10.1111/nph.15229. Epub 2018 Jun 1.


It's Not a Bug, It's a Feature: Functional Materials in Insects.

Schroeder TBH, Houghtaling J, Wilts BD, Mayer M.

Adv Mater. 2018 May;30(19):e1705322. doi: 10.1002/adma.201705322. Epub 2018 Mar 8. Review.


Genetic manipulation of structural color in bacterial colonies.

Johansen VE, Catón L, Hamidjaja R, Oosterink E, Wilts BD, Rasmussen TS, Sherlock MM, Ingham CJ, Vignolini S.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018 Mar 13;115(11):2652-2657. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1716214115. Epub 2018 Feb 22.


Magnificent magpie colours by feathers with layers of hollow melanosomes.

Stavenga DG, Leertouwer HL, Wilts BD.

J Exp Biol. 2018 Feb 28;221(Pt 4). pii: jeb174656. doi: 10.1242/jeb.174656.


Polymer-Templated LiFePO4/C Nanonetworks as High-Performance Cathode Materials for Lithium-Ion Batteries.

Fischer MG, Hua X, Wilts BD, Castillo-Martínez E, Steiner U.

ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 2018 Jan 17;10(2):1646-1653. doi: 10.1021/acsami.7b12376. Epub 2018 Jan 5.


Longwing (Heliconius) butterflies combine a restricted set of pigmentary and structural coloration mechanisms.

Wilts BD, Vey AJM, Briscoe AD, Stavenga DG.

BMC Evol Biol. 2017 Nov 21;17(1):226. doi: 10.1186/s12862-017-1073-1.


Optical Imaging of Large Gyroid Grains in Block Copolymer Templates by Confined Crystallization.

Dehmel R, Dolan JA, Gu Y, Wiesner U, Wilkinson TD, Baumberg JJ, Steiner U, Wilts BD, Gunkel I.

Macromolecules. 2017 Aug 22;50(16):6255-6262. doi: 10.1021/acs.macromol.7b01528. Epub 2017 Aug 7.


Nanodroplet-Containing Polymers for Efficient Low-Power Light Upconversion.

Vadrucci R, Monguzzi A, Saenz F, Wilts BD, Simon YC, Weder C.

Adv Mater. 2017 Nov;29(41). doi: 10.1002/adma.201702992. Epub 2017 Sep 12.


Structural coloured feathers of mallards act by simple multilayer photonics.

Stavenga DG, van der Kooi CJ, Wilts BD.

J R Soc Interface. 2017 Aug;14(133). pii: 20170407. doi: 10.1098/rsif.2017.0407.


Evolutionary-Optimized Photonic Network Structure in White Beetle Wing Scales.

Wilts BD, Sheng X, Holler M, Diaz A, Guizar-Sicairos M, Raabe J, Hoppe R, Liu SH, Langford R, Onelli OD, Chen D, Torquato S, Steiner U, Schroer CG, Vignolini S, Sepe A.

Adv Mater. 2018 May;30(19):e1702057. doi: 10.1002/adma.201702057. Epub 2017 Jun 22.


Circularly polarized reflection from the scarab beetle Chalcothea smaragdina: light scattering by a dual photonic structure.

McDonald LT, Finlayson ED, Wilts BD, Vukusic P.

Interface Focus. 2017 Aug 6;7(4):20160129. doi: 10.1098/rsfs.2016.0129. Epub 2017 Jun 16.


Mesoporous Titania Microspheres with Highly Tunable Pores as an Anode Material for Lithium Ion Batteries.

Fischer MG, Hua X, Wilts BD, Gunkel I, Bennett TM, Steiner U.

ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 2017 Jul 12;9(27):22388-22397. doi: 10.1021/acsami.7b03155. Epub 2017 Jun 28.


Butterfly gyroid nanostructures as a time-frozen glimpse of intracellular membrane development.

Wilts BD, Apeleo Zubiri B, Klatt MA, Butz B, Fischer MG, Kelly ST, Spiecker E, Steiner U, Schröder-Turk GE.

Sci Adv. 2017 Apr 26;3(4):e1603119. doi: 10.1126/sciadv.1603119. eCollection 2017 Apr.


Patterning of perovskite-polymer films by wrinkling instabilities.

Nasti G, Sanchez S, Gunkel I, Balog S, Roose B, Wilts BD, Teuscher J, Gentile G, Cerruti P, Ambrogi V, Carfagna C, Steiner U, Abate A.

Soft Matter. 2017 Feb 22;13(8):1654-1659. doi: 10.1039/c6sm02629j.


Gyroid Optical Metamaterials: Calculating the Effective Permittivity of Multidomain Samples.

Dolan JA, Saba M, Dehmel R, Gunkel I, Gu Y, Wiesner U, Hess O, Wilkinson TD, Baumberg JJ, Steiner U, Wilts BD.

ACS Photonics. 2016 Oct 19;3(10):1888-1896. Epub 2016 Sep 6.


Unique wing scale photonics of male Rajah Brooke's birdwing butterflies.

Wilts BD, Giraldo MA, Stavenga DG.

Front Zool. 2016 Aug 12;13:36. doi: 10.1186/s12983-016-0168-7. eCollection 2016.


Splendid coloration of the peacock spider Maratus splendens.

Stavenga DG, Otto JC, Wilts BD.

J R Soc Interface. 2016 Aug;13(121). pii: 20160437. doi: 10.1098/rsif.2016.0437.


Spectrally tuned structural and pigmentary coloration of birdwing butterfly wing scales.

Wilts BD, Matsushita A, Arikawa K, Stavenga DG.

J R Soc Interface. 2015 Oct 6;12(111):20150717. doi: 10.1098/rsif.2015.0717.


Structural colour in Chondrus crispus.

Chandler CJ, Wilts BD, Vignolini S, Brodie J, Steiner U, Rudall PJ, Glover BJ, Gregory T, Walker RH.

Sci Rep. 2015 Jul 3;5:11645. doi: 10.1038/srep11645.


Swelling and softening of the cowpea chlorotic mottle virus in response to pH shifts.

Wilts BD, Schaap IAT, Schmidt CF.

Biophys J. 2015 May 19;108(10):2541-2549. doi: 10.1016/j.bpj.2015.04.019.


Pigmentary and photonic coloration mechanisms reveal taxonomic relationships of the Cattlehearts (Lepidoptera: Papilionidae: Parides).

Wilts BD, IJbema N, Stavenga DG.

BMC Evol Biol. 2014 Jul 27;14:160. doi: 10.1186/s12862-014-0160-9.


The colouration toolkit of the Pipevine Swallowtail butterfly, Battus philenor: thin films, papiliochromes, and melanin.

Stavenga DG, Leertouwer HL, Wilts BD.

J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol. 2014 Jun;200(6):547-61. doi: 10.1007/s00359-014-0901-7. Epub 2014 Apr 9.


Iridescent flowers? Contribution of surface structures to optical signaling.

van der Kooi CJ, Wilts BD, Leertouwer HL, Staal M, Elzenga JT, Stavenga DG.

New Phytol. 2014 Jul;203(2):667-73. doi: 10.1111/nph.12808. Epub 2014 Apr 9.


Coloration principles of nymphaline butterflies - thin films, melanin, ommochromes and wing scale stacking.

Stavenga DG, Leertouwer HL, Wilts BD.

J Exp Biol. 2014 Jun 15;217(Pt 12):2171-80. doi: 10.1242/jeb.098673. Epub 2014 Mar 27.


Sparkling feather reflections of a bird-of-paradise explained by finite-difference time-domain modeling.

Wilts BD, Michielsen K, De Raedt H, Stavenga DG.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Mar 25;111(12):4363-8. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1323611111. Epub 2014 Mar 3.


Gold nanoparticles explore cells: cellular uptake and their use as intracellular probes.

Huefner A, Septiadi D, Wilts BD, Patel II, Kuan WL, Fragniere A, Barker RA, Mahajan S.

Methods. 2014 Jul 1;68(2):354-63. doi: 10.1016/j.ymeth.2014.02.006. Epub 2014 Feb 28.


Oil droplets of bird eyes: microlenses acting as spectral filters.

Stavenga DG, Wilts BD.

Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2014 Jan 6;369(1636):20130041. doi: 10.1098/rstb.2013.0041. Print 2014.


The Japanese jewel beetle: a painter's challenge.

Schenk F, Wilts BD, Stavenga DG.

Bioinspir Biomim. 2013 Dec;8(4):045002. doi: 10.1088/1748-3182/8/4/045002. Epub 2013 Nov 21.


Iridescence and spectral filtering of the gyroid-type photonic crystals in Parides sesostris wing scales.

Wilts BD, Michielsen K, De Raedt H, Stavenga DG.

Interface Focus. 2012 Oct 6;2(5):681-7. doi: 10.1098/rsfs.2011.0082. Epub 2011 Dec 21.


Spectral tuning of Amazon parrot feather coloration by psittacofulvin pigments and spongy structures.

Tinbergen J, Wilts BD, Stavenga DG.

J Exp Biol. 2013 Dec 1;216(Pt 23):4358-64. doi: 10.1242/jeb.091561. Epub 2013 Sep 12.


Sexual dichromatism of the damselfly Calopteryx japonica caused by a melanin-chitin multilayer in the male wing veins.

Stavenga DG, Leertouwer HL, Hariyama T, De Raedt HA, Wilts BD.

PLoS One. 2012;7(11):e49743. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0049743. Epub 2012 Nov 20.


Variable multilayer reflection together with long-pass filtering pigment determines the wing coloration of papilionid butterflies of the nireus group.

Trzeciak TM, Wilts BD, Stavenga DG, Vukusic P.

Opt Express. 2012 Apr 9;20(8):8877-90. doi: 10.1364/OE.20.008877.


Brilliant camouflage: photonic crystals in the diamond weevil, Entimus imperialis.

Wilts BD, Michielsen K, Kuipers J, De Raedt H, Stavenga DG.

Proc Biol Sci. 2012 Jul 7;279(1738):2524-30. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2011.2651. Epub 2012 Feb 29.


Papiliochrome II pigment reduces the angle dependency of structural wing colouration in nireus group papilionids.

Wilts BD, Trzeciak TM, Vukusic P, Stavenga DG.

J Exp Biol. 2012 Mar 1;215(Pt 5):796-805. doi: 10.1242/jeb.060103.


Glass scales on the wing of the swordtail butterfly Graphium sarpedon act as thin film polarizing reflectors.

Stavenga DG, Matsushita A, Arikawa K, Leertouwer HL, Wilts BD.

J Exp Biol. 2012 Feb 15;215(Pt 4):657-62. doi: 10.1242/jeb.066902.


Hemispherical Brillouin zone imaging of a diamond-type biological photonic crystal.

Wilts BD, Michielsen K, De Raedt H, Stavenga DG.

J R Soc Interface. 2012 Jul 7;9(72):1609-14. doi: 10.1098/rsif.2011.0730. Epub 2011 Dec 21.


Refractive index and dispersion of butterfly chitin and bird keratin measured by polarizing interference microscopy.

Leertouwer HL, Wilts BD, Stavenga DG.

Opt Express. 2011 Nov 21;19(24):24061-6. doi: 10.1364/OE.19.024061.


Kingfisher feathers--colouration by pigments, spongy nanostructures and thin films.

Stavenga DG, Tinbergen J, Leertouwer HL, Wilts BD.

J Exp Biol. 2011 Dec 1;214(Pt 23):3960-7. doi: 10.1242/jeb.062620.


Spatial reflection patterns of iridescent wings of male pierid butterflies: curved scales reflect at a wider angle than flat scales.

Pirih P, Wilts BD, Stavenga DG.

J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol. 2011 Oct;197(10):987-97. doi: 10.1007/s00359-011-0661-6. Epub 2011 Jul 9.


Spectral reflectance properties of iridescent pierid butterfly wings.

Wilts BD, Pirih P, Stavenga DG.

J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol. 2011 Jun;197(6):693-702. doi: 10.1007/s00359-011-0632-y. Epub 2011 Feb 23.


Polarized iridescence of the multilayered elytra of the Japanese jewel beetle, Chrysochroa fulgidissima.

Stavenga DG, Wilts BD, Leertouwer HL, Hariyama T.

Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2011 Mar 12;366(1565):709-23. doi: 10.1098/rstb.2010.0197.


Imaging scatterometry and microspectrophotometry of lycaenid butterfly wing scales with perforated multilayers.

Wilts BD, Leertouwer HL, Stavenga DG.

J R Soc Interface. 2009 Apr 6;6 Suppl 2:S185-92. doi: 10.1098/rsif.2008.0299.focus. Epub 2008 Sep 9.

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