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CLEO: Science and Innovations
San Jose, California United States
May 6-11, 2012
ISBN: 978-1-55752-943-5
Optofluidic Sensing and Control (CTu2L)

Overcoming the Temperature Increase Hurdle in Photonic Crystal Molecular Tweezers

Xavier Serey, Yih-Fan Chen, Romy Fain, Pilgyu Kang, and David Erickson  »View Author Affiliations


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We study the thermal effects on flow and transport of species near 1550nm silicon photonic crystal nano-tweezers. With a silicon nitride based 1064nm alternative we reduce heating to 0.3K temperature increase and demonstrate molecular tweezing.

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OCIS Codes
(120.6810) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Thermal effects
(170.4520) Medical optics and biotechnology : Optical confinement and manipulation
(230.5750) Optical devices : Resonators

X. Serey, Y. Chen, R. Fain, P. Kang, and D. Erickson, "Overcoming the Temperature Increase Hurdle in Photonic Crystal Molecular Tweezers," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2012, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper CTu2L.7.

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