We describe the mechanics of giant unilamellar vesicles (GUVs) which are manipulated using a fiber-based dual-beam optical trap. We prepare GUVs encapsulating various concentrations and molecular weights of poly(ethylene glycol) (PEG) polymer.
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T. M. Pinon, L. S. Hirst, and J. E. Sharping, "Fiber-Based Dual-Beam Optical Trapping System for Studying Lipid Vesicle Mechanics," in Optics in the Life Sciences, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper OTTuB2.
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