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Lyocell, Tencel Fiber Cross-section

Lyocell, Tencel Fiber Cross-section

Reflected Brightfield Illumination


Significance in the Environment:

This is a common clothing fiber.

Characteristic Features:

Tencel has a refractive index along its length of about 1. to 1. and perpendicular to its length of about 1. to 1.. It has a birefringence of up to 0.0 and a positive sign of elongation.

Associated Particles: