TIR
TIR "Spine"

Total internal reflection (TIR) of a 365-nm beam across the length of a glass slide with its top surface covered with fluorescent dye. Each point of TIR generates a point of fluorescence that resembles a vertebra in a spine. (Setup by Tong Xintong.)

—Derrick Yong, Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Singapore

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