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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 22 — Oct. 31, 2005
  • pp: 8906–8912

Manipulation and assembly of nanowires with holographic optical traps

Ritesh Agarwal, Kosta Ladavac, Yael Roichman, Guihua Yu, Charles Lieber, and David Grier  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 22, pp. 8906-8912 (2005)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPEX.13.008906


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Abstract

We demonstrate that semiconductor nanowires can be translated, rotated, cut, fused and organized into nontrivial structures using holographic optical traps. The holographic approach to nano-assembly allows for simultaneous independent manipulation of multiple nanowires, including relative translation and relative rotation.

© 2005 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(090.1760) Holography : Computer holography
(120.4610) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Optical fabrication
(140.7010) Lasers and laser optics : Laser trapping

ToC Category:
Research Papers

History
Original Manuscript: September 12, 2005
Revised Manuscript: October 17, 2005
Published: October 31, 2005

Citation
Ritesh Agarwal, Kosta Ladavac, Yael Roichman, Guihua Yu, Charles Lieber, and David Grier, "Manipulation and assembly of nanowires with holographic optical traps," Opt. Express 13, 8906-8912 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-13-22-8906


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