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  • Vol. 36, Iss. 18 — Sep. 15, 2011
  • pp: 3657–3659

Controlling ghost traps in holographic optical tweezers

Christina Hesseling, Mike Woerdemann, Andreas Hermerschmidt, and Cornelia Denz  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 36, Issue 18, pp. 3657-3659 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.36.003657


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Abstract

Computer-generated holograms displayed by phase-modulating spatial light modulators have become a well- established tool for beam shaping purposes in holographic optical tweezers. Still, the generation of light intensity patterns with high spatial symmetry and simultaneously without interfering ghost traps is a challenge. We have implemented an iterative Fourier transform algorithm that is capable of controlling these ghost traps and demonstrate the benefit of this approach in the experiment.

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OCIS Codes
(090.1760) Holography : Computer holography
(140.3300) Lasers and laser optics : Laser beam shaping
(140.7010) Lasers and laser optics : Laser trapping
(170.4520) Medical optics and biotechnology : Optical confinement and manipulation
(350.4855) Other areas of optics : Optical tweezers or optical manipulation

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: June 27, 2011
Revised Manuscript: August 7, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: August 12, 2011
Published: September 14, 2011

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Christina Hesseling, Mike Woerdemann, Andreas Hermerschmidt, and Cornelia Denz, "Controlling ghost traps in holographic optical tweezers," Opt. Lett. 36, 3657-3659 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-36-18-3657


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