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Exploring and modeling of polarization properties in cuticles of Scarab beetles.

The Ellipsometree (link)  illustrates my current activities. So far the following papers are published

Chirality-induced polarization effects in the cuticle of scarab beetles: 100 years after Michelson
Hans Arwin, Roger Magnusson, Jan Landin, Kenneth Järrendahl
Phil. Mag. 92 (2012) 1583-1599


Cuticle structure of scarab beetles analyzed by regression analysis of Mueller-matrix ellipsometric data
H Arwin, T. Berlind, B Johs and K Järrendahl
Opt. Expr. 21 (2013) 22645-22656


Polarizing Natural Nanostructures
K. Järrendahl, H. Arwin
Chapter in Functional Ellipsometry of Organic Surfaces and Films, Hinrichs, Karsten; Eichhorn, Klaus-Jochen (Eds.), Springer Series in Surface Sciences, Vol. 52 Springer, 2014


Comparison and Analysis of Mueller-Matrix Spectra from Exoskeletons of Blue, Green and Red Cetonia aurata
H. Arwin, L. Fernández del Río, K. Järrendahl
Thin Solid Films, Available on line


Polarizing Properties and Structural Characteristics of the Cuticle of the Scarab Beetle Chrysina gloriosa
Lia Fernandez del Rio, Hans Arwin, Kenneth Järrendahl
Thin Solid Films, Available on line


Symmetries and relationships between elements of the Mueller matrix spectra of the cuticle of the beetle Cotinis mutabilis
E. Muñoz-Pineda, K. Järrendahl, H. Arwin, A. Mendoza-Galván
Thin Solid Films, Available on line


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