We present controlled optical trapping and guidance of silica microparticles in the fundamental mode of D2O-filled hollow-core PCF, and show that a particle can be held stationary against an opposing fluid flow using optical propulsion.
© 2009 The Optical Society
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(350.0350) Other areas of optics : Other areas of optics
(350.4855) Other areas of optics : Optical tweezers or optical manipulation
(060.5295) Fiber optics and optical communications : Photonic crystal fibers
M. K. Garbos, T. G. Euser, J. S. Chen, and P. S. J. Russell, "Controlled Particle Guidance in a Liquid-Filled Single-Mode Hollow-Core Photonic Crystal Fiber," in Advances in Imaging, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper OMA6.
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