We use a segmented linear Paul-trap to deposit single preselected microparticles on optical fiber tapers. Beyond detection and spectroscopy of these particles, this offers a new method to functionalise fiber tapers.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics sensors
(240.0240) Optics at surfaces : Optics at surfaces
(240.6490) Optics at surfaces : Spectroscopy, surface
A. Kuhlicke, M. Gregor, and O. Benson, "Soft-Landing of Preselected Single Nanoparticles on Optical Fiber Tapers for Spectroscopy and Detection," in Frontiers in Optics 2009/Laser Science XXV/Fall 2009 OSA Optics & Photonics Technical Digest, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper FWE4.
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