Microscope building starts

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Nov 4th, 2016: Assembly of Microscope 1 finally begins, after waiting for renovations and supplies to arrive.

 

Here’s what the room looked like last month:

 

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Now newly renovated, our optics table has been rigged and floated. Carly help move equipment into the new space.
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And Simon has assembled several beam expanders for each of the lasers. ¬†They’re in plastic for the moment to help protect from dust. We should start mounting these next week.
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