Visualizing Magnetic Fields

Imagery to view magnetic fields by employing a nano-magnetite filled Hele-Shaw etalon lens developed by Timm Vanderelli

Visualizing Magnetic Fields
Visualizing Magnetic Fields

I set 80 lensed white LEDs into a plastic colander to provide multiple points of light. Every 5th position also had a colored (red, yellow, etc.) light for calibration. Polished tubes directed the light more accurately.

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Visualizing Magnetic Fields
Visualizing Magnetic Fields

A hele-shaw etalon lens created by Timm Vanderelli was suspended on glass. The lens sandwiches a layer of nano-sized magnetite particles.

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Earliest attempts
Earliest attempts

Neo on lens using just 5 LEDs of different colors.

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Visualizing Magnetic Fields
Visualizing Magnetic Fields

I set 80 lensed white LEDs into a plastic colander to provide multiple points of light. Every 5th position also had a colored (red, yellow, etc.) light for calibration. Polished tubes directed the light more accurately.

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