Thin Film Interference


iridescence, opalescence, pearlescence

pigeon neck feathers

gasoline on water

scorched steel cookware

droplets on tea

droplets in clouds

droplets in clouds

butterfly wings

mussel shells


color shifting ink, chromoskedaisic? chenmoskedaisic? colors produced without dyes

structural coloration — the interaction of light with features to produce color rather than pigmentation

mother of pearl — cystals of aragonite