Optically bound chain of microparticles

Oto Brzobohatý, Vítězslav Karásek, Pavel Zemánek, Tomáš Čižmár, Veneranda Garcés-Chávez, Kishan Dholakia

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution


We present the first creation of extended longitudinally optically bound chains of microparticles in one dimension. Two counter-propagating Bessel beams were used to illuminate the submicrometer sized polystyrene particles immersed in water.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOptical Trapping Applications, OTA 2009
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781557528711
Publication statusPublished - 2009
EventOptical Trapping Applications, OTA 2009 - Vancouver, Canada
Duration: 2009 Apr 262009 Apr 30

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


OtherOptical Trapping Applications, OTA 2009

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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