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Laser Microscope

An interesting impromptu project: a laser pointer directed through a drop of water projects a large magnified image on the wall. - Laser Microscope.

This reminded me of the setup that Gabor described decades ago for inline digital holography. I might have to give this a try sometime.


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  1. Holy crap, it works! I just tried it with a green 5 mW laser pointer and the wash-bottle I use to wet my soldering iron sponge. Gotta make me a better lash-up and take some pictures/video.

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