We design and numerically simulate a photonic crystal waveguide cavity with a nanoslot structure for single nanoparticle trapping. A 135x enhancement of optical gradient trapping force compared to plain waveguide trapping devices has been achieved.
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(350.0350) Other areas of optics : Other areas of optics
(350.4238) Other areas of optics : Nanophotonics and photonic crystals
(350.4855) Other areas of optics : Optical tweezers or optical manipulation
S. Lin, J. Hu, L. Kimerling, and K. Crozier, "Design of Nanoslotted Photonic Crystal Waveguide Cavities for Single Nanoparticle Trapping," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper JWA91.
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