We predict the formation of a stably trapped metal-dielectric nanoparticle cluster near a photonic crystal cavity. The cavity mode traps a gold particle, which provides a secondary trapping site for a pair of dielectric particles.
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C. A. Mejia and M. Povinelli, "Optical trapping of metal-dielectric nanoparticle clusters near photonic crystal microcavities," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2012, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper CW3M.8.
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