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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 19 — Sep. 13, 2010
  • pp: 20313–20320

Metal particle manipulation by laser irradiation in borosilicate glass

Hirofumi Hidai, Takato Yamazaki, Sho Itoh, Kuniaki Hiromatsu, and Hitoshi Tokura  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 19, pp. 20313-20320 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.18.020313


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Abstract

We propose a new technique of manipulating a metal particle in borosilicate glass. A metal particle that is heated by laser illumination heats the surrounding glass by radiation and conduction. A softened glass enabled metal particle migration. A 1-µm-thick platinum film was deposited on the back surface of a glass plate and irradiated with a green CW laser beam through the glass. As a result, the platinum film was melted and implanted into the glass as a particle. Platinum particles with diameters of 3 to 50 μm migrated at speeds up to 10 mm/s. In addition to platinum particles, nickel and austenitic stainless steel (SUS304) particles can be implanted.

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OCIS Codes
(160.2750) Materials : Glass and other amorphous materials
(350.3850) Other areas of optics : Materials processing
(350.4855) Other areas of optics : Optical tweezers or optical manipulation

ToC Category:
Optical Trapping and Manipulation

History
Original Manuscript: July 26, 2010
Revised Manuscript: August 31, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: September 1, 2010
Published: September 8, 2010

Virtual Issues
Vol. 5, Iss. 13 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

Citation
Hirofumi Hidai, Takato Yamazaki, Sho Itoh, Kuniaki Hiromatsu, and Hitoshi Tokura, "Metal particle manipulation by laser irradiation in borosilicate glass," Opt. Express 18, 20313-20320 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-18-19-20313


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