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Drop of drying alcohol seen from below

A coherent fiber-optic array with about 70000 individual fibers is coupled to a microscope. I am cleaning the tip with alcohol and filmed the droplet of alcohol evaporating. You can see evaporation-driven rapid convection as the drop dries off.

drying alcohol over fiberoptics.mov — QuickTime video, 63262Kb

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