Optical sculpting: Trapping through disorder

Kishan Dholakia, Joerg Baumgartl, Michael Mazilu, Tomas Cizmar

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We explore the propagation and applications of optical trapping of sculpted light fields. This includes studies using "non-diffracting" Bessel light modes and Airy light fields and trapping through turbid media.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOptical Trapping Applications, OTA 2011
Publication statusPublished - 2011
EventOptical Trapping Applications, OTA 2011 - Monterey, CA, United States
Duration: 2011 Apr 42011 Apr 6

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


ConferenceOptical Trapping Applications, OTA 2011
CountryUnited States
CityMonterey, CA

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Dholakia, K., Baumgartl, J., Mazilu, M., & Cizmar, T. (2011). Optical sculpting: Trapping through disorder. In Optical Trapping Applications, OTA 2011 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers).