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This site from the Rochester Institute of Technology provides a discussion of methods used in schlieren photography, a technique to image variations in density. The site contains an explanation of a demonstration setup and the images that result.  Example schlieren photographs are also presented.
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Keywords: density gradient, imaging, optic, optics, photographic
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