First seven modes of the top and back plates of a "Lark" violin

This is a cheap, mass produced violin made in China. One reason for choosing it for study is that it makes it easy and cheap for other researchers to obtain relatively similar instruments for comparison. The modes shown are in the normal order of naming.

 How to do Chladni experiments, including a high precision oscillator to download
 Animations, photographs and explanation of Chladni patterns
 Chladni patterns for a hand made violin
 Comparison of Chladni patterns between modes of violin plates and those of homogeneous plates with simple rectangular and circular geometries.
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This project is the work of visiting researchers: Emmanuel Bossy and Renaud Carpentier

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