Optical tweezing using a violet diode laser

T. K. Lake, A. E. Carruthers, L. Paterson, J. W. Allen, W. Sibbett, K. Dholakia

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Mie regime tweezing of 400nm diameter particles is demonstrated for the first time using a violet laser-diode. Simultaneous tweezing and fluorescence of chromosomes dyed with DAPI is also described.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)711-712
Number of pages2
JournalOSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series
Publication statusPublished - 2003 Jan 1
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO); Postconference Digest - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: 2003 Jun 12003 Jun 6


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Engineering(all)

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Lake, T. K., Carruthers, A. E., Paterson, L., Allen, J. W., Sibbett, W., & Dholakia, K. (2003). Optical tweezing using a violet diode laser. OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series, 88, 711-712.