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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 5 — Mar. 5, 2007
  • pp: 2262–2272

Optical tracking of spherical micro-objects in spatially periodic interference fields

Tomáš Čižmár and Pavel Zemánek  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 5, pp. 2262-2272 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.15.002262


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Abstract

We present a new method that provides precise detection of micro-object position with respect to a spatially periodic illumination field. Altering the mutual position of the object and the illumination field causes that a pattern of scattered light detected perpendicularly by a CCD camera changes. We present a procedure how to employ this pattern changes to track micrometer-size object in the standing wave and how to apply this method to optical tracking of Brownian particle even in periodic illumination field in motion.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(100.2960) Image processing : Image analysis
(170.4520) Medical optics and biotechnology : Optical confinement and manipulation
(260.6970) Physical optics : Total internal reflection
(290.5850) Scattering : Scattering, particles

ToC Category:
Image Processing

History
Original Manuscript: December 4, 2006
Revised Manuscript: February 9, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: February 11, 2007
Published: March 5, 2007

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Vol. 2, Iss. 4 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

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Tomáš Cižmár and Pavel Zemánek, "Optical tracking of spherical micro-objects in spatially periodic interference fields," Opt. Express 15, 2262-2272 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-15-5-2262


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