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Writing a good report or paper

After the experimental and theoretical work is done, it is important to write things up to make sure others don't need to reinvent the wheel. Instead you will want them to acknowledge your genius. Hence you have to write in a way to ensure that:

Some further points you should keep in mind:

Fig.: Well presented data.
Fig.1: Brightness of light measured in transmission (squares, left axis) and blob count in the sample (diamonds, right axis) as a function of elapsed time from the start of the experiment.

Here is a research paper from Phys Rev Lett. Because it is a short paper, it doesn't have section headings like Introduction or Results etc, but it follows the same structure. See if you can identify the different sections.