Using Plasma To Clean Glass Is Amazing, Plus Hilariously Roundabout

So there’s Windex, but if that’s feeling too cleaning product-y for you, be aware that you can also clean glass with pure oxygen plasma. Sure.

Available at your neighbourhood Rite Aide, or ok yeah maybe not, Ben Krasnow uses a vacuum chamber, a mechanical pump, and a radio frequency transmitter in his setup. The RF power ignites air plasma and can turn pure oxygen or other gases into the ultimate magnetic-wave-microscope-slide-cleaner. We all have microscope slides that need polishing, right? Right.