Circular polarization observed in bioluminescence

H. Wynberg, E.W. Meijer, J.C. Hummelen, H.P.J.M. Dekkers, P.H. Schippers, A.D. Carlson

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Abstract

The left and right lanterns of live larvae of the fireflies Photuris lucicrescens and P. versicolor emitted circularly polarized light of opposite sense. A possible mechanism is discussed. [on SciFinder (R)]
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)641-642
Number of pages2
JournalNature
Volume286
Issue number5773
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1980

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    Wynberg, H., Meijer, E. W., Hummelen, J. C., Dekkers, H. P. J. M., Schippers, P. H., & Carlson, A. D. (1980). Circular polarization observed in bioluminescence. Nature, 286(5773), 641-642. https://doi.org/10.1038/286641a0