Tsyr Huei Chiou

Summary

Affiliation: University of Maryland
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Spectral and spatial properties of polarized light reflections from the arms of squid (Loligo pealeii) and cuttlefish (Sepia officinalis L.)
    Tsyr Huei Chiou
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD 21250, USA
    J Exp Biol 210:3624-35. 2007
  2. doi request reprint A novel function for a carotenoid: astaxanthin used as a polarizer for visual signalling in a mantis shrimp
    Tsyr Huei Chiou
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD 21250, USA
    J Exp Biol 215:584-9. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Circular polarization vision in a stomatopod crustacean
    Tsyr Huei Chiou
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, Maryland 21250, USA
    Curr Biol 18:429-34. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Light habitats and the role of polarized iridescence in the sensory ecology of neotropical nymphalid butterflies (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae)
    Jonathan M Douglas
    School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287 4601 USA
    J Exp Biol 210:788-99. 2007

Detail Information

Publications4

  1. ncbi request reprint Spectral and spatial properties of polarized light reflections from the arms of squid (Loligo pealeii) and cuttlefish (Sepia officinalis L.)
    Tsyr Huei Chiou
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD 21250, USA
    J Exp Biol 210:3624-35. 2007
    ..These results demonstrate that cuttlefish and squid could send out reliable polarization signals to a receiver regardless of arm orientation...
  2. doi request reprint A novel function for a carotenoid: astaxanthin used as a polarizer for visual signalling in a mantis shrimp
    Tsyr Huei Chiou
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD 21250, USA
    J Exp Biol 215:584-9. 2012
    ..By using the intrinsic dichroism of the carotenoid molecule and orienting the molecule in tissue, nature has engineered a previously undescribed form of biological polarizer...
  3. doi request reprint Circular polarization vision in a stomatopod crustacean
    Tsyr Huei Chiou
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, Maryland 21250, USA
    Curr Biol 18:429-34. 2008
    ..The ability to differentiate the handedness of circularly polarized light, a visual feat never expected in the animal kingdom, is demonstrated behaviorally here for the first time...
  4. ncbi request reprint Light habitats and the role of polarized iridescence in the sensory ecology of neotropical nymphalid butterflies (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae)
    Jonathan M Douglas
    School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287 4601 USA
    J Exp Biol 210:788-99. 2007
    ..The potential utility of polarized iridescence and iridescent wing coloration within differing ambient spectral environments is discussed to provide a basis for future investigation of the polarized light ecology of butterflies...