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Don't Damage that Laser!

Build a chamber to etch or cut materials that may damage the optics in a laser cutter or produce poisonous gases.

Materials needed:

Silicon wafer
Silicone sealant
Metal cookie tin or similar container with lid 

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Here's a little cold water :/ if your going to try this you might want to make sure that this is not an n-type wafer which quite a few are processed with arsenic , which heating the wafer will cause it to release wonderful toxic gases too
Awesome idea!<br><br>I'm curious - surely you're dissipating /some/ of the optical energy in the wafer. Is it significant?
Very cool as always Jeri. Now I just need a laser cutter...

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