Dielectric microparticles optically propelled along an air-filled hollow-core PCF come to a halt just before an absorbing mark on the fiber coating, when radiation pressure is opposed by an equal and opposite thermophoretic force.
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O. A. Schmidt, M. K. Garbos, T. G. Euser, and P. S. Russell, "Opto-Thermophoretic Trapping of Microparticles in Air-Filled Hollow-Core Photonic Crystal Fiber," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2012, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper CTu2L.2.
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