Laserless optical trapping

Carlos López-Mariscal, J. C. Gutiérrez-Vega, D. McGloin, K. Dholakia

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Abstract

We report the use of light from a thermal source for optical trapping and guiding of dielectric microscopic particles. The light source is filtered for increased spatial coherence and subsequently shaped into a white light Bessel beam for reduced spot size and increased optical gradient.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2007
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)1557528462, 9781557528469
Publication statusPublished - 2007 Jan 1
EventFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2007 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: 2007 Sep 162007 Sep 16

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2007
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period07/9/1607/9/16

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    López-Mariscal, C., Gutiérrez-Vega, J. C., McGloin, D., & Dholakia, K. (2007). Laserless optical trapping. In Frontiers in Optics, FiO 2007 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers). Optical Society of America.