A Search For Circular Polarization In Nature
George W. Kattawar
As a child I spent endless hours observing the beautiful butterflies, moths, beetles, and other curious insects that frequently passed through our yard. I am happy to admit that as an adult, I still enjoy observing the plethora of creatures with which we share this planet. In this brief article, I would like to describe some of the hidden surprises our insect friends offer to both adults and children. It is this type of activity that can instill in our young people the appreciation and the importance of all of these creatures to our total ecology.
Become a member of OSA or log in to view the full text of this article.
OSA Members get the full text of Optics & Photonics News, plus a variety of other member benefits.