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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Pedeferri, "Interference colors of thin oxide layers on titanium," Color Research and Application, vol.
This is known as birefringence, signifying double refraction and produces interference colors similar to what you see from an oil slick on water--not the colors of the rainbow.
Chlorite (15%) occurs as colorless to pale green and anomalous interference colors individuals of subidioblastic character, which develop leafy aggregates.
(33.) Dunbar, P, Birnie, III, "Optical Video Interpretation of Interference Colors from Thin Transparent Films on Silicon." Mater.
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. Appl Opt.
Sun has also launched a full range of synthetic micas, including a pearlescent range of silver whites, interference colors, and metallic golds, bronzes, and russets.
Previous studies have identified cuticular surface and subsurface structures as the cause of interference colors in spiders.
Suzuki, F, et al., "Adjustment of a High Chroma Pearl Pigment by Interference Colors of a Laminate which Have a Different Film of a Retractive Index." 80th JSCM Anniversary Conference, 2007
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.