We observe optical trapping of micron-sized absorbing air-borne particles with a single optical beam. Optical transportation of aerosols (silicon or carbon Mie particles) between two focused Gaussian beams or between two glass cuvettes is demonstrated.
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Z. Zhang, D. Cannan, P. Zhang, J. Liu, D. Christodoulides, and Z. Chen, "Trapping and transporting air-borne absorbing particles with a single optical beam," in Frontiers in Optics 2012/Laser Science XXVIII, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper FTu4C.6.
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