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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 22 — Oct. 22, 2012
  • pp: 24160–24166

All-optically-controlled nanoparticle transporting and manipulating at SOI waveguide intersections

Hao Li, Xin Yu, Xiang Wu, Wei Shi, Mo Chen, Liying Liu, and Lei Xu  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 22, pp. 24160-24166 (2012)

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All-optically controlled nanoparticle manipulating units based on optical waveguide intersections are designed and their performance on nanoparticle trapping, redirecting, sorting and binding force measurement are theoretically analyzed. Our calculation shows that these simple units have trapping abilities comparable with most near field trapping tools and are capable of realizing multiple sorting and analyzing functions.

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OCIS Codes
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(140.7010) Lasers and laser optics : Laser trapping
(170.4520) Medical optics and biotechnology : Optical confinement and manipulation
(200.4650) Optics in computing : Optical interconnects
(230.7370) Optical devices : Waveguides

ToC Category:
Optical Trapping and Manipulation

Original Manuscript: July 31, 2012
Revised Manuscript: September 30, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: October 1, 2012
Published: October 8, 2012

Hao Li, Xin Yu, Xiang Wu, Wei Shi, Mo Chen, Liying Liu, and Lei Xu, "All-optically-controlled nanoparticle transporting and manipulating at SOI waveguide intersections," Opt. Express 20, 24160-24166 (2012)

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