Bioengineering Hyperbook

Department of Bioengineering


Category: Scattering

Copepods Through the Lens of Physics

mechanoreception, low reynolds, clap and fling or Weis-Fog, fluid mechanics, Wagner effect, coloration

Johanna Turton, Melodi Rousset, Philippe Mercier, Tanjin Sultana

The Physics of Coral Polyps

Coral polyps, hydrodynamics, sensing, feeding, anisotropy, photoreceptors

Michael Beyrouthy, Cris Izzi, Claudio Petroni, Alex Tsiskakis

Frustules: Design solutions in Diatoms

Diatoms, frustules, elasticity, light properties, buoyancy

Peter Matthews-Crochetiere, Daniel Ibrahim, Wenan Liao, Cedric Mackay

Numerical Modeling of Butterfly Scale Structure and a Few of its Physical Properties

Numerical Modeling, Structural Coloration, Reflectance, Fourier Transform, Butterfly, Hydrophobic, Thin Film Optics

Eve Barrette-Vanasse, Anne Laurin, Rus Trana, Jun Xiao

Animal Communication: A Physical Review

Structural Coloration, Photonics, Echolocation, Electrocommunication, Nanostructures, Signaling

Adam Khan, Janique Mayrand, Olivia Ouellet, Angela Wang

Molecular and Histological Structures of Generic Mammalian Hair and Fur

Keratin, protein structure, fur, hair, hydrophobicity, growth cycles

Marc Amin, Lovéni Hanumunthadu, Matthew MacDonald, Thibaud Roy

Comparative Analysis of Biomechanical Properties of Mammalian Fur

Fur, Insulation, Optical Properties, Adaptation, Biomechanics, porcupine, Polar Bear

Marc Amin, Lovéni Hanumunthadu, Matthew MacDonald, Thibaud Roy

The Optical Properties of Camera Eyes

Eyes, Optical Properties, Refraction, Photoreceptor, Lenses, Focal Length, Accommodation

Tuna Gedik, Nassib Hassouna, Mohul Sharma, Michelle Sateen Yazbek

The Nose: An Examination and Comparison of the Turbinate Structures of Aquatic Animals, Terrestrial Caniformia, and Humans

Nose, Respiratory Adaptation, Climate, Evolutionary Biology, Olfaction and Olfactory Structures/Anatomy. Nasal Turbinates

Ingi El Shahid, Curtis Ehlert, Liv Toft, Mary Wan