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Photographic gallery.  Thousands of particles under the microscope.

Not all particles from combustion are black and not all black particles are from combustion. This file contains black particles that are from combustion. There is another file for black particles that are not from combustion and yet another for combustion particles that includes those that are not black. Each photograph here leads to a file containing particles of that type.

Charred Wood Charred Grass Charred Paper Cenosphere Charred Paint Natural Gas (Dry) Soot High Hydrocarbon Content (Wet) Soot Charred Plastic and Wear Metal Charred Plastic and Wear Metal