We performed coherent backscattering experiments to measure transport mean free path in closely packed biomimetic structures. Due to short-range order and near-field effect, low-order light scattering becomes dominant and produces structural colors.
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S. F. Liew, J. Forster, H. Noh, C. Schreck, V. Saranathan, X. Lu, L. Yang, C. S. O'Hern, E. Dufresne, and H. Cao, "Light Scattering in Biomimetic Structures with Short-range Order," in CLEO:2011 - Laser Applications to Photonic Applications, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper JWA102.
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