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Simple semiconductor sample holder

by jpearce, published

Simple semiconductor sample holder by jpearce Aug 7, 2012

Description

This is a simple sample holder for peices of semiconductor wafers for optical experiments.

This component is part of the Open-source optics project, whose goal is to radically reduce the cost of scientific optical hardware: by the Michigan Tech's Open Sustainability Technology Research Group.

For similar see the Open-Source Lab How to Build Your Own Hardware and Reduce Research Costs

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Instructions

This open-source sample holder is designed to hold a semiconductor wafer part on a smooth 8mm diameter rod.

Use the OpenSCAD files to customize it for your application, print on your favorite open source 3-D printer and enjoy. The two components are held together by m3s.

Use the thumb screw from http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:30500

If you need the base go to http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:28133

Full information here: http://www.appropedia.org/Open-source_simple_semiconductor_sample_holder

Thanks to Xin and Nick for designs.

This component is part of the Open-source Optics Library: Zhang C, Anzalone NC, Faria RP, Pearce JM (2013) Open-Source 3D-Printable Optics Equipment. PLoS ONE 8(3): e59840.

This is part of a larger project to reduce the cost of scientific equipment using open-source hardware. Read more here

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