We have determined the photodamage caused by optical trapping in unicellular organisms to define the safe techniques for optical trapping and analysis with minimal photodamage using different cells, intensities and wavelengths of the trapping laser.
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(140.7010) Lasers and laser optics : Laser trapping
(170.1530) Medical optics and biotechnology : Cell analysis
(170.4520) Medical optics and biotechnology : Optical confinement and manipulation
Z. Pilat, J. Jezek, M. Sery, S. Bernatova, J. Kanka, O. Samek, and P. Zemanek, "Optical Trapping, Diagnostics and Sorting of Unicellular Organisms," in Optics in the Life Sciences, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2013), paper TT3D.4.
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