Moving voicecoil autofocus from a cellphone Lens (LG G3) using an Arduino 

In the lab sometimes one needs a possibility to move something along the Z-direction. Many – mostly expenssive – possibilities are around. Piezo driven actuators are around from many different companies for example. 

For my optical interferometer I had to move a mirror. Therefore I was thinking of a cheap and easy to use 


Stevie Wonder under the Microscope

Today we produced this neat image with an old Zeiss Jamin-Lebedeff Interference Microscope. We developed some adapter for the polarizer to adjust its orientation. Our 3D printer made the housing. The 50 years old Microscope is now equiped and ready to work – again!

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