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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 24 — Nov. 22, 2010
  • pp: 25299–25305

All-silica fiber Bessel-like beam generator and its applications in longitudinal optical trapping and transport of multiple dielectric particles

Sung Rae Lee, Jongki Kim, Sejin Lee, Yongmin Jung, Jun Ki Kim, and K. Oh  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 24, pp. 25299-25305 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.18.025299


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Abstract

A Bessel-like beam was generated in a novel all-fiber integrated structure. A concentric ring intensity pattern was achieved by the multimode interference along the coreless silica fiber, which was then focused by the integrated micro-lens to result in a Bessel-like beam. The average beam diameter of 7.5 μm maintained over 500 μm axial length for a continuous wave Yb-doped fiber laser input oscillating at the wavelength of 1.08 μm. The generated beam was successfully applied to two-dimension optical trapping and longitudinal transport of multiple dielectric particles confirming its unique non-diffracting and self-reconstructing nature. Physical principle of operation, fabrication, and experimental results are discussed.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
(140.3300) Lasers and laser optics : Laser beam shaping
(160.2290) Materials : Fiber materials
(220.4000) Optical design and fabrication : Microstructure fabrication
(100.3175) Image processing : Interferometric imaging

ToC Category:
Optical Trapping and Manipulation

History
Original Manuscript: August 3, 2010
Revised Manuscript: November 5, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: November 11, 2010
Published: November 19, 2010

Citation
Sung Rae Lee, Jongki Kim, Sejin Lee, Yongmin Jung, Jun Ki Kim, and K. Oh, "All-silica fiber Bessel-like beam generator and its applications in longitudinal optical trapping and transport of multiple dielectric particles," Opt. Express 18, 25299-25305 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-18-24-25299


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