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Anomalous-Diffusion-Assisted Brightness in White Cellulose Nanofibril Membranes

Author(s): Matti S. Toivonen, Olimpia D. Onelli, Gianni Jacucci, Ville Lovikka, Orlando J. Rojas, Olli Ikkala, Silvia Vignolini
Published in: Advanced Materials, Issue 30/16, 2018, Page(s) 1704050, ISSN 0935-9648
DOI: 10.1002/adma.201704050

Photonic Resins: Designing Optical Appearance via Block Copolymer Self-Assembly

Author(s): Dong-Po Song, Gianni Jacucci, Feyza Dundar, Aditi Naik, Hua-Feng Fei, Silvia Vignolini, James J. Watkins
Published in: Macromolecules, Issue 51/6, 2018, Page(s) 2395-2400, ISSN 0024-9297
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.7b02288

Bio-inspired Highly Scattering Networks via Polymer Phase Separation

Published in: ISSN 1616-301X
DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201706901

Genetic manipulation of structural color in bacterial colonies

Author(s): Villads Egede Johansen, Laura Catón, Raditijo Hamidjaja, Els Oosterink, Bodo D. Wilts, Torben Sølbeck Rasmussen, Michael Mario Sherlock, Colin J. Ingham, Silvia Vignolini
Published in: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Issue 115/11, 2018, Page(s) 2652-2657, ISSN 0027-8424
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1716214115

Block Copolymer Micelles for Photonic Fluids and Crystals

Author(s): Mikko Poutanen, Giulia Guidetti, Tina I. Gröschel, Oleg V. Borisov, Silvia Vignolini, Olli Ikkala, Andre H. Gröschel
Published in: ACS Nano, Issue 12/4, 2018, Page(s) 3149-3158, ISSN 1936-0851
DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.7b09070

New horizons for cellulose nanotechnology

Author(s): S. J. Eichhorn, S. S. Rahatekar, S. Vignolini, A. H. Windle
Published in: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, Issue 376/2112, 2017, Page(s) 20170200, ISSN 1364-503X
DOI: 10.1098/rsta.2017.0200

Controlling the Photonic Properties of Cholesteric Cellulose Nanocrystal Films with Magnets

Author(s): Bruno Frka-Petesic, Giulia Guidetti, Gen Kamita, Silvia Vignolini
Published in: Advanced Materials, Issue 29/32, 2017, Page(s) 1701469, ISSN 0935-9648
DOI: 10.1002/adma.201701469

Evolutionary-Optimized Photonic Network Structure in White Beetle Wing Scales

Author(s): Bodo D. Wilts, Xiaoyuan Sheng, Mirko Holler, Ana Diaz, Manuel Guizar-Sicairos, Jörg Raabe, Robert Hoppe, Shu-Hao Liu, Richard Langford, Olimpia D. Onelli, Duyu Chen, Salvatore Torquato, Ullrich Steiner, Christian G. Schroer, Silvia Vignolini, Alessandro Sepe
Published in: Advanced Materials, 2017, Page(s) 1702057, ISSN 0935-9648
DOI: 10.1002/adma.201702057

The Self-Assembly of Cellulose Nanocrystals: Hierarchical Design of Visual Appearance

Author(s): Richard M. Parker, Giulia Guidetti, Cyan A. Williams, Tianheng Zhao, Aurimas Narkevicius, Silvia Vignolini, Bruno Frka-Petesic
Published in: Advanced Materials, 2017, Page(s) 1704477, ISSN 0935-9648
DOI: 10.1002/adma.201704477

Disorder in convergent floral nanostructures enhances signalling to bees

Author(s): Edwige Moyroud, Tobias Wenzel, Rox Middleton, Paula J. Rudall, Hannah Banks, Alison Reed, Greg Mellers, Patrick Killoran, M. Murphy Westwood, Ullrich Steiner, Silvia Vignolini, Beverley J. Glover
Published in: Nature, Issue 550/7677, 2017, Page(s) 469-474, ISSN 0028-0836
DOI: 10.1038/nature24285

Bioinspiration Across All Length Scales of Materials

Author(s): Silvia Vignolini, Nico Bruns
Published in: Advanced Materials, Issue 30/19, 2018, Page(s) 1801687, ISSN 0935-9648
DOI: 10.1002/adma.201801687

Ultrastructure and optics of the prism-like petal epidermal cells of Eschscholzia californica (California poppy)

Author(s): Bodo D. Wilts, Paula J. Rudall, Edwige Moyroud, Tom Gregory, Yu Ogawa, Silvia Vignolini, Ullrich Steiner, Beverley J. Glover
Published in: New Phytologist, Issue 219/3, 2018, Page(s) 1124-1133, ISSN 0028-646X
DOI: 10.1111/nph.15229

Unexpected stability of aqueous dispersions of raspberry-like colloids

Author(s): Yang Lan, Alessio Caciagli, Giulia Guidetti, Ziyi Yu, Ji Liu, Villads E. Johansen, Marlous Kamp, Chris Abell, Silvia Vignolini, Oren A. Scherman, Erika Eiser
Published in: Nature Communications, Issue 9/1, 2018, ISSN 2041-1723
DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-05560-3

Roll-to-roll fabrication of touch-responsive cellulose photonic laminates

Author(s): Hsin-Ling Liang, Mélanie M. Bay, Roberto Vadrucci, Charles H. Barty-King, Jialong Peng, Jeremy J. Baumberg, Michael F. L. De Volder, Silvia Vignolini
Published in: Nature Communications, Issue 9/1, 2018, ISSN 2041-1723
DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-07048-6

Printing of Responsive Photonic Cellulose Nanocrystal Microfilm Arrays

Published in: ISSN 1616-301X
DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201804531

Shape Memory Cellulose-Based Photonic Reflectors

Published in: ISSN 1944-8244
DOI: 10.1021/acsami.6b10611

Flexible Photonic Cellulose Nanocrystal Films

Author(s): Giulia Guidetti, Siham Atifi, Silvia Vignolini, Wadood Y. Hamad
Published in: Advanced Materials, Issue 28/45, 2016, Page(s) 10042-10047, ISSN 0935-9648
DOI: 10.1002/adma.201603386

Biocompatible and Sustainable Optical Strain Sensors for Large-Area Applications

Author(s): Gen Kamita, Bruno Frka-Petesic, Antoine Allard, Marielle Dargaud, Katie King, Ahu Gumrah Dumanli, Silvia Vignolini
Published in: Advanced Optical Materials, 2016, ISSN 2195-1071
DOI: 10.1002/adom.201600451

Hierarchical Self-Assembly of Cellulose Nanocrystals in a Confined Geometry

Author(s): Richard M. Parker, Bruno Frka-Petesic, Giulia Guidetti, Gen Kamita, Gioele Consani, Chris Abell, Silvia Vignolini
Published in: ACS Nano, Issue 10/9, 2016, Page(s) 8443-8449, ISSN 1936-0851
DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.6b03355

Structural Color in Marine Algae

Author(s): Chris J. Chandler, Bodo D. Wilts, Juliet Brodie, Silvia Vignolini
Published in: Advanced Optical Materials, Issue 5/5, 2017, Page(s) 1600646, ISSN 2195-1071
DOI: 10.1002/adom.201600646

Invited Article: Chiral optics of helicoidal cellulose nanocrystal films

Author(s): B. D. Wilts, A. G. Dumanli, R. Middleton, P. Vukusic, S. Vignolini
Published in: APL Photonics, Issue 2/4, 2017, Page(s) 040801, ISSN 2378-0967
DOI: 10.1063/1.4978387

Development of structural colour in leaf beetles

Author(s): Olimpia D. Onelli, Thomas van de Kamp, Jeremy N. Skepper, Janet Powell, Tomy dos Santos Rolo, Tilo Baumbach, Silvia Vignolini
Published in: Scientific Reports, Issue 7/1, 2017, ISSN 2045-2322
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-01496-8

Disordered Cellulose-Based Nanostructures for Enhanced Light Scattering

Published in: ISSN 1944-8244
DOI: 10.1021/acsami.6b15986

Retrieving the Coassembly Pathway of Composite Cellulose Nanocrystal Photonic Films from their Angular Optical Response

Author(s): Bruno Frka‐Petesic, Joel A. Kelly, Gianni Jacucci, Giulia Guidetti, Gen Kamita, Nathan P. Crossette, Wadood Y. Hamad, Mark J. MacLachlan, Silvia Vignolini
Published in: Advanced Materials, Issue 32/19, 2020, Page(s) 1906889, ISSN 0935-9648
DOI: 10.1002/adma.201906889

Hereditary Character of Photonics Structure in Pachyrhynchus sarcitis Weevils: Color Changes via One Generation Hybridization

Author(s): Yin Chang, Yu Ogawa, Gianni Jacucci, Olimpia D. Onelli, Hui‐Yun Tseng, Silvia Vignolini
Published in: Advanced Optical Materials, 2020, Page(s) 2000432, ISSN 2195-1071
DOI: 10.1002/adom.202000432

Plant-Inspired Polyaleuritate–Nanocellulose Composite Photonic Films

Author(s): José A. Heredia-Guerrero, Cyan A. Williams, Giulia Guidetti, Pietro Cataldi, Luca Ceseracciu, Doriana Debellis, Athanassia Athanassiou, Susana Guzman-Puyol, Wadood Y. Hamad, Silvia Vignolini
Published in: ACS Applied Polymer Materials, Issue 2/4, 2020, Page(s) 1528-1534, ISSN 2637-6105
DOI: 10.1021/acsapm.9b01205

Role of Anisotropy and Refractive Index in Scattering and Whiteness Optimization

Author(s): Gianni Jacucci, Jacopo Bertolotti, Silvia Vignolini
Published in: Advanced Optical Materials, Issue 7/23, 2019, Page(s) 1900980, ISSN 2195-1071
DOI: 10.1002/adom.201900980

Visual Appearance of Chiral Nematic Cellulose‐Based Photonic Films: Angular and Polarization Independent Color Response with a Twist

Author(s): Chun Lam Clement Chan, Mélanie M. Bay, Gianni Jacucci, Roberto Vadrucci, Cyan A. Williams, Gea T. de Kerkhof, Richard M. Parker, Kevin Vynck, Bruno Frka‐Petesic, Silvia Vignolini
Published in: Advanced Materials, Issue 31/52, 2019, Page(s) 1905151, ISSN 0935-9648
DOI: 10.1002/adma.201905151

Bionic 3D printed corals

Author(s): Daniel Wangpraseurt, Shangting You, Farooq Azam, Gianni Jacucci, Olga Gaidarenko, Mark Hildebrand, Michael Kühl, Alison G. Smith, Matthew P. Davey, Alyssa Smith, Dimitri D. Deheyn, Shaochen Chen, Silvia Vignolini
Published in: Nature Communications, Issue 11/1, 2020, ISSN 2041-1723
DOI: 10.1038/s41467-020-15486-4

Cellulose Nanocrystal-Templated Tin Dioxide Thin Films for Gas Sensing

Published in: ISSN 1944-8244
DOI: 10.1021/acsami.9b11891

Controlling the Self-Assembly Behavior of Aqueous Chitin Nanocrystal Suspensions

Author(s): Aurimas Narkevicius, Lisa M. Steiner, Richard M. Parker, Yu Ogawa, Bruno Frka-Petesic, Silvia Vignolini
Published in: Biomacromolecules, Issue 20/7, 2019, Page(s) 2830-2838, ISSN 1525-7797
DOI: 10.1021/acs.biomac.9b00589

Coherent backscattering of light by an anisotropic biological network

Author(s): Gianni Jacucci, Olimpia D. Onelli, Antonio De Luca, Jacopo Bertolotti, Riccardo Sapienza, Silvia Vignolini
Published in: Interface Focus, Issue 9/1, 2018, Page(s) 20180050, ISSN 2042-8898
DOI: 10.1098/rsfs.2018.0050

Structural colours in the frond of Microsorum thailandicum

Author(s): Lisa Maria Steiner, Yu Ogawa, Villads Egede Johansen, Clive R. Lundquist, Heather Whitney, Silvia Vignolini
Published in: Interface Focus, Issue 9/1, 2018, Page(s) 20180055, ISSN 2042-8898
DOI: 10.1098/rsfs.2018.0055

Angular optical response of cellulose nanocrystal films explained by the distortion of the arrested suspension upon drying

Author(s): Bruno Frka-Petesic, Gen Kamita, Giulia Guidetti, Silvia Vignolini
Published in: Physical Review Materials, Issue 3/4, 2019, ISSN 2475-9953
DOI: 10.1103/physrevmaterials.3.045601

Hierarchical Photonic Pigments via the Confined Self-Assembly of Bottlebrush Block Copolymers

Author(s): Dong-Po Song, Tianheng H. Zhao, Giulia Guidetti, Silvia Vignolini, Richard M. Parker
Published in: ACS Nano, 2019, ISSN 1936-0851
DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.8b07845

Complex photonics in nature: from order to disorder

Author(s): Olimpia Onelli
Published in: 2018
DOI: 10.17863/CAM.20829

Photonics in Nature: From Order to Disorder

Author(s): Villads Egede Johansen, Olimpia Domitilla Onelli, Lisa Maria Steiner, Silvia Vignolini
Published in: 2018, Page(s) 53-89
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-74144-4_3

Bio-Mimetic Structural Colour using Biopolymers.

Author(s): R. Middleton, U. Steiner, S. Vignolini
Published in: Bio-inspired polymers, 2017

Living Light 2018: Conference Report

Author(s): Olimpia Onelli, Bodo Wilts, Silvia Vignolini
Published in: Biomimetics, Issue 3/2, 2018, Page(s) 11, ISSN 2313-7673
DOI: 10.3390/biomimetics3020011

So much more than paper

Author(s): Bruno Frka-Petesic, Silvia Vignolini
Published in: Nature Photonics, Issue 13/6, 2019, Page(s) 365-367, ISSN 1749-4885
DOI: 10.1038/s41566-019-0448-9