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Opals are naturally occuring 3D photonic bandgap materials. They consist of a lattice of silica spheres arranged in a way so that their spacing is roughly the same as the wavelength of light.  You can read more about them in R. Shankars final report.[[FinalWikiRshankar]]

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Opals are naturally occuring 3D photonic bandgap materials. They consist of a lattice of silica spheres arranged in a way so that their spacing is roughly the same as the wavelength of light. You can read more about them in R. Shankars final report.FinalWikiRshankar