Sep 28, 2023

Jose Manuel Martinez Lopez, MSc

Quimica Tech
Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico

The photo shows crystals of a mix of amino acids beta-alanine and lysine. The image was captured with a vertical microscope with polarized light and a 2.5x/0.06 objective.

I want to say that the reason for this image is something technical or scientific, but it was an act of procrastination.

Camera: AxioCAm 503 2.2MPixels
Camera adapter: 0.63x
Scaling: 2.88um/pixel
Area: 5.58x4.21 mm