Gallery 2 -- Optical photomicrographs from 6 x 9cm originals

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DMI ref. omg112     Image title: Dimedone | 12.65


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Dimedone, Cyclomethone, or 5,5-dimethyl-1,3-Cyclohexanedione (CSA# 126-81-8). Diketenes such as dimedone are important in th manufactuure of agrochemicals, dyes, pigments, pharmaceuticals, vitamins as well as stabilizers for PVC and polyester. They are also used as components for fragrances.

Polarized light, 1/4-wave plate