Dynamics of microparticles trapped in a perfect vortex beam

Mingzhou Chen, Michael Mazilu, Yoshihiko Arita, Ewan M. Wright, Kishan Dholakia

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Abstract

We trap and rotate particles using a perfect vortex beam with integer or fractional topological charges. A linear relationship is observed between the rotation speed and orbital angular momentum content of the beam.

Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2014 Jan 1
Event2014 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2014 - San Jose, United States
Duration: 2014 Jun 82014 Jun 13

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Other2014 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2014
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose
Period14/6/814/6/13

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Angular momentum
microparticles
Vortex flow
vortices
integers
angular momentum
traps
orbitals

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials

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Chen, M., Mazilu, M., Arita, Y., Wright, E. M., & Dholakia, K. (2014). Dynamics of microparticles trapped in a perfect vortex beam. Paper presented at 2014 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2014, San Jose, United States.
Chen, Mingzhou ; Mazilu, Michael ; Arita, Yoshihiko ; Wright, Ewan M. ; Dholakia, Kishan. / Dynamics of microparticles trapped in a perfect vortex beam. Paper presented at 2014 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2014, San Jose, United States.
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Dynamics of microparticles trapped in a perfect vortex beam. / Chen, Mingzhou; Mazilu, Michael; Arita, Yoshihiko; Wright, Ewan M.; Dholakia, Kishan.

2014. Paper presented at 2014 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2014, San Jose, United States.

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