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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 6 — Mar. 12, 2012
  • pp: 6058–6059

Trapping metallic Rayleigh particles with radial polarization: reply to comment

Qiwen Zhan  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 6, pp. 6058-6059 (2012)

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This is a reply to the comment by Iglesias and Sáenz directed to a previous paper “Trapping metallic Rayleigh particles with radial polarization,” by Q. Zhan, Opt. Express12, 3377 (2004).

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OCIS Codes
(020.7010) Atomic and molecular physics : Laser trapping
(170.4520) Medical optics and biotechnology : Optical confinement and manipulation
(260.5430) Physical optics : Polarization

ToC Category:
Optical Trapping and Manipulation

Original Manuscript: February 2, 2012
Revised Manuscript: February 23, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: February 24, 2012
Published: February 28, 2012

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Qiwen Zhan, "Trapping metallic Rayleigh particles with radial polarization: reply to comment," Opt. Express 20, 6058-6059 (2012)

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