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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 26 — Dec. 25, 2006
  • pp: 13095–13100

Automated trapping, assembly, and sorting with holographic optical tweezers

Stephen C. Chapin, Vincent Germain, and Eric R. Dufresne  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 26, pp. 13095-13100 (2006)

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We combine real-time feature recognition with holographic optical tweezers to automatically trap, assemble, and sort micron-sized colloidal particles. Closed loop control will enable new applications of optical micromanipulation in biology, medicine, materials science, and possibly quantum computation.

© 2006 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

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Original Manuscript: October 27, 2006
Revised Manuscript: December 15, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: December 16, 2006
Published: December 22, 2006

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Stephen C. Chapin, Vincent Germain, and Eric R. Dufresne, "Automated trapping, assembly, and sorting with holographic optical tweezers," Opt. Express 14, 13095-13100 (2006)

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