Andrew Richard Parker

Summary

Affiliation: University of Oxford
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc The cause of 50 million-year-old colour
    Andrew R Parker
    Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 270:S151-3. 2003
  2. pmc The coelotrich: form and function of an unusual sensillum in Lowrya (Ostracoda: Myodocopina: Cypridinidae)
    A R Parker
    Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 355:1121-4. 2000
  3. ncbi Water capture by a desert beetle
    A R Parker
    Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK
    Nature 414:33-4. 2001
  4. ncbi Structural colour: opal analogue discovered in a weevil
    Andrew R Parker
    Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK
    Nature 426:786-7. 2003
  5. ncbi A vision for natural photonics
    Andrew R Parker
    Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK
    Philos Trans A Math Phys Eng Sci 362:2709-20. 2004
  6. pmc A geological history of reflecting optics
    Andrew Richard Parker
    Department of Zoology, University of Oxford South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK
    J R Soc Interface 2:1-17. 2005
  7. doi Biomimetics of photonic nanostructures
    Andrew R Parker
    Department of Zoology, The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK
    Nat Nanotechnol 2:347-53. 2007
  8. doi Natural photonics for industrial inspiration
    Andrew R Parker
    Department of Zoology, Natural History MuseumLondon SW7 5BD, UK
    Philos Trans A Math Phys Eng Sci 367:1759-82. 2009

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. pmc The cause of 50 million-year-old colour
    Andrew R Parker
    Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 270:S151-3. 2003
    ..Therefore, the potential exists to reveal the original colours of other (particularly arthropod) extinct species...
  2. pmc The coelotrich: form and function of an unusual sensillum in Lowrya (Ostracoda: Myodocopina: Cypridinidae)
    A R Parker
    Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 355:1121-4. 2000
    ..Its function is probably to detect vibrations in the substrate, such as acoustic motion in the surrounding liquid, or steady fluid drainage motion...
  3. ncbi Water capture by a desert beetle
    A R Parker
    Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK
    Nature 414:33-4. 2001
    ..The design of this fog-collecting structure can be reproduced cheaply on a commercial scale and may find application in water-trapping tent and building coverings, for example, or in water condensers and engines...
  4. ncbi Structural colour: opal analogue discovered in a weevil
    Andrew R Parker
    Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK
    Nature 426:786-7. 2003
  5. ncbi A vision for natural photonics
    Andrew R Parker
    Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK
    Philos Trans A Math Phys Eng Sci 362:2709-20. 2004
    ..Animals, it would seem, have plenty to teach us, not only in terms of the design of their optical structures, but also their engineering. A familiar message, perhaps, except now action is underway...
  6. pmc A geological history of reflecting optics
    Andrew Richard Parker
    Department of Zoology, University of Oxford South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK
    J R Soc Interface 2:1-17. 2005
    ..This article also reveals the commercial potential for these optical devices, in terms of lessons from their nano-level designs and the possible emulation of their engineering processes--molecular self-assembly...
  7. doi Biomimetics of photonic nanostructures
    Andrew R Parker
    Department of Zoology, The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK
    Nat Nanotechnol 2:347-53. 2007
    ..In this new approach, the nanoengineering efficiency of living cells is harnessed and natural organisms such as diatoms and viruses are used to make nanostructures that could have commercial applications...
  8. doi Natural photonics for industrial inspiration
    Andrew R Parker
    Department of Zoology, Natural History MuseumLondon SW7 5BD, UK
    Philos Trans A Math Phys Eng Sci 367:1759-82. 2009
    ..The purpose of this is to inspire designers within the $2 billion annual optics industry...