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  • Vol. 10, Iss. 6 — Jun. 1, 1985
  • pp: 261–263

Comprehensive model of the photophoretic force on a spherical microparticle

A. B. Pluchino and S. Arnold  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 10, Issue 6, pp. 261-263 (1985)

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The photophoretic force is described by a comprehensive model containing aspects of both the optical local-field and gas-dynamic properties. It is shown that the model is in good agreement with detailed experimental data and provides a new means for measuring optical constants of microparticles.

© 1985 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: December 10, 1984
Manuscript Accepted: March 11, 1985
Published: June 1, 1985

A. B. Pluchino and S. Arnold, "Comprehensive model of the photophoretic force on a spherical microparticle," Opt. Lett. 10, 261-263 (1985)

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