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Dark field imaging - what would be a good sample?

  1. Mar 10, 2009 #1
    I am doing a lab for my optics class. My group has chosen to set up a simple dark field imaging device using a HeNe laser. My question is this: what would be an easy sample to image? Something that is common and easy to find but that would also produce a nice dark field image?
     
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  3. Mar 11, 2009 #2

    Andy Resnick

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    Try a slab of plastic (like polycarbonate or acrylic) with some light scratches- safety goggles (not for the HeNe!) may be a good place to start.
     
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