Localized surface plasmon resonance is excited on Au nanoparticle array. The radiation field of the resonant oscillating dipoles is utilized to realize the trapping of polystyrene spheres with lower optical intensity than conventional optical tweezers.
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(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.7010) Lasers and laser optics : Laser trapping
(240.0240) Optics at surfaces : Optics at surfaces
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
X. Miao and L. Y. Lin, "Enhanced Optical Trapping through Localized Surface Plasmon Resonance of Au Nanoparticle Array," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, OSA Technical Digest Series (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper CWC3.
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