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Optics Express

  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 12, Iss. 11 — May. 31, 2004
  • pp: 2560–2565

Optical guiding of microscopic particles in femtosecond and continuous wave Bessel light beams

H. Little, C.T.A. Brown, V. Garcés-Chávez, W. Sibbett, and K. Dholakia  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 12, Issue 11, pp. 2560-2565 (2004)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPEX.12.002560


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Abstract

Optical guiding of microscopic particles is studied and compared for femtosecond and continuous wave Bessel light beams. We confirm that optical guiding is an average power effect and observe no difference in the guiding velocities for non-fluorescing polymer microspheres. Additionally, we observe second harmonic generation of guided KTP particles. This observation opens up the prospect for optical identification of guided cells for sorting purposes.

© 2004 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(140.7010) Lasers and laser optics : Laser trapping
(190.4180) Nonlinear optics : Multiphoton processes

ToC Category:
Research Papers

History
Original Manuscript: April 15, 2004
Revised Manuscript: May 26, 2004
Published: May 30, 2004

Citation
Helen Little, C. Brown, V. Garcés-Chávez, W. Sibbett, and K. Dholakia, "Optical guiding of microscopic particles in femtosecond and continuous wave Bessel light beams," Opt. Express 12, 2560-2565 (2004)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-12-11-2560


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