We demonstrate cell stretching with optical forces in a microfluidic flow at rates 10-100 times faster than previous methods. The elastic modulus of each cell can be determined from measurements of the equilibrium deformation.
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(170.0170) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical optics and biotechnology
(170.1530) Medical optics and biotechnology : Cell analysis
(170.4520) Medical optics and biotechnology : Optical confinement and manipulation
I. Sraj, J. Chichester, E. Hoover, R. Jimenez, J. Squier, C. D. Eggleton, and D. W. Marr, "High-Throughput Cell Deformation Cytometry in a Microfluidic Flow with a Single-Emitter Laser Diode," 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 PDPC7.
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