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Rainbow of Colors in Photonic Fibers

Caption: The photonic fibers are made by wrapping multiple layers of polymer around a glass core, which is later etched away. The thickness of the layers determines the apparent color of the fiber, which can range across the entire visible spectrum of light.

Credit: Image courtesy of Mathias Kolle.

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