Optics is a branch of physics that describes the behavior and properties of light and the interaction of light with matter.
Digital Soldering station ZD937
A short review on my new Christmas gift, a neat digital soldering station, ZD 937, and a quick light installation that I did with LEDS, running directly on mains , 220V, using the ZD937.
Bausch and Lomb Microscope
Read a post on my new acquisition, a Bauch&Lomb compound binocular microscope, a high quality tool, put to some good use to capture a few micro photographs. It can get up to 1000X with its current optics.
Canon S2 IS CCD Repair and IR Mod
A quick CCD replacement for my Canon S2 IS camera. CCD IR filter removed to enable IR photography options.
Longitudinal Excitation Nitrogen Laser
A Longitudinal Excitation Nitrogen Laser design, using a fridge pump for vacuum and N2 from air as lasing medium.
X-ray intensifying screen
Get X-ray intensifying/fluorescent screens from X-ray cassettes used for radiography.
NaI Scintillation Probe and Gamma Spectroscopy
A scintillation probe enclosing the regulated high voltage supply, the signal amplifier, the photomultiplier and the scintillation crystal (NaI). Building a DIY counter for a NaI Scintillation probe. AtMega8 and a bluetooth module for wireless data output. A cheap and easy to build homemade dosimeter with applications in spectroscopy.
CdS Photosensitive Vacuum tubes
100mW Burning Red Laser
This is about lasers, a short article where I speak about a 100mW red laser that I’ve recently built. Lots of interesting photos included.