We use a microfluidically integrated nanoaperture to optically trap a single bovine serum albumin (BSA), followed by trapping of anti-BSA in the same nanoaperture. This is promising for the study of single particle protein binding.
© 2013 OSA
(350.4238) Other areas of optics : Nanophotonics and photonic crystals
(350.4855) Other areas of optics : Optical tweezers or optical manipulation
(310.6628) Thin films : Subwavelength structures, nanostructures
A. Zehtabi-Oskuie and R. Gordon, "Nanoaperture Optical Co-Trapping of a Protein-Antibody Pair," in Optics in the Life Sciences, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2013), paper JW1A.4.
References are not available for this paper.