I'm having some trouble prepping my DVD for use in the spectrometer as shown here. The main issues that I have are:
- when I separate the two sides of the DVD, the silver film is stuck to the side I need
- I am having trouble with the DVD cracking/getting fracture lines when I go to pry the two sides apart.
Do you have any tips or tricks for how to get a clean separation of the DVD halves?
And here is what my DVD troubles look like: