Self-Assembled Silica Wires (image) The Optical Society Share Print E-Mail Caption This image shows self-assembled silica wires illuminated by HeNe (helium-neon) laser light from one end. Credit Image courtesy John Canning. Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.