The Colour Violet: Chemistry or Physics?
Keywords:Chemical education, Iridescence, Structural order, Violet pigments
AbstractViolet iridescence in purple emperor butterflies arises from structural order in the wing-scales in contrast to the chemical pigments responsible for some violet colours in Nature.
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C. E. Housecroft, Chimia 2019, 73, 760, DOI: 10.2533/chimia.2019.760.
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