Plants are remarkable optofluidic devices that function almost exclusively through the interaction of two fluids (water and air) and optics (sunlight) . We will describe some of the optofluidic mechanisms that have evolved in plants and discuss implications for optofluidic devices for solar harvesting.
 Optofluidics of plants. Demetri Psaltis, Andreas Vasdekis and Jae-Woo Choi, APL Photonics 1, 020901 (2016)
Demetri Psaltis, "Optofluidics of plants: lessons from biology (Conference Presentation)," Proc. SPIE 10541, Photonic and Phononic Properties of Engineered Nanostructures VIII, 1054102 (Presented at SPIE OPTO: January 29, 2018; Published: 14 March 2018); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2297251.5751531021001.
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