interference colors

interference colors

[‚in·tər′fir·əns ‚kəl·ərz]
(optics)
Colors formed by interference of a beam of light passed through a thin section of a mineral placed in a polarizing microscope.
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Chlorite (15%) occurs as colorless to pale green and anomalous interference colors individuals of subidioblastic character, which develop leafy aggregates.
Dunbar, P, Birnie, III, "Optical Video Interpretation of Interference Colors from Thin Transparent Films on Silicon.
The three effect pigments are based on a new technology comprising aluminum platelets, which are first coated with a passivation or low reactive layer and then a metal oxide layer to provide a range of interference colors.
Afterward, two component images were subtracted to remove most interference colors in the yellow area.
Optimum Angle of Incidence for Observing Thin-Film Interference Colors.
Previous studies have identified cuticular surface and subsurface structures as the cause of interference colors in spiders.
Adjustment of a High Chroma Pearl Pigment by Interference Colors of a Laminate which Have a Different Film of a Retractive Index.
Colorless, transparent, flat/plate-like particles showing second-order and higher interference colors, characteristic of calcium carbonate, were observed.
An optional module uses proprietary technology for rapid matching of metallic, pearlescent, and interference colors.
It joins Engelhard's existing line of Firemist special effect pigments which includes gold, red, violet, blue and green interference colors as well as a white pearl.
The higher interference colors observed were produced by the thicker quartz grains (> 30 microns).