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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 9 — Apr. 28, 2008
  • pp: 6600–6608

Lensless optical manipulation with an evanescent field

Víctor Ruiz-Cortés and Juan P. Vite-Frías  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 9, pp. 6600-6608 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.16.006600


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Abstract

We report on the numerical study to model a lensless optical manipulation trap to investigate some observed features as guiding and modulation effects caused by a micro-sphere. For this we calculate the field distribution and force exerted upon a micrometer-sized spherical dielectric particle in an evanescent field. The method of calculation is based on the integral equation formalism describe by A.A. Maradudin et. al. [1] and A. Mendoza-Suárez and E.R. Méndez [2]. The numerical experiments were done considering a two-dimensional model.

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OCIS Codes
(140.7010) Lasers and laser optics : Laser trapping
(170.4520) Medical optics and biotechnology : Optical confinement and manipulation
(290.5850) Scattering : Scattering, particles

ToC Category:
Optical Trapping and Manipulation

History
Original Manuscript: November 30, 2007
Revised Manuscript: January 31, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: January 31, 2008
Published: April 24, 2008

Virtual Issues
Vol. 3, Iss. 5 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

Citation
Victor Ruiz-Cortés and Juan P. Vite-Frías, "Lensless optical manipulation with an evanescent field," Opt. Express 16, 6600-6608 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-16-9-6600


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