Optical Microscopy (OM)

The Optical Microscope or the light microscope uses light and a lens system to magnify the object. The Development & Testing department of Mat-Tech still often uses this microscope to check various metal components and connections and to detect and record errors. The images are digitally recorded and are also immediately visible on a screen.

Young’s Law

The relation between surface tension and contact angles as a measure for the wetting capability is due to Thomas Young (1804). A short derivation is

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