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  • Editor: Xi-Cheng Zhang
  • Vol. 39, Iss. 10 — May. 15, 2014
  • pp: 3078–3081

Real-time 3D particle manipulation visualized using volume holographic gratings

Zhi Chen, Wensheng Chen, Hsin-yu Lu, Yves Chevallier, Nanguang Chen, George Barbastathis, and Yuan Luo  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 39, Issue 10, pp. 3078-3081 (2014)

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Holographic optical tweezers (HOTs) extend optical trapping into three dimensions. Volume imaging then becomes a concern as trapped objects are easily moved out of focus of the imaging objective lens. Here we demonstrate a three-dimensional real-time interactive optical trapping, manipulating, and imaging system based on HOTs incorporated with volume holographic microscope. Intensity information about the trapped objects at multiple depths can be captured in a single measurement. This method is compatible with most imaging modes such as bright-field and fluorescence.

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OCIS Codes
(090.4220) Holography : Multiplex holography
(090.7330) Holography : Volume gratings
(350.4855) Other areas of optics : Optical tweezers or optical manipulation

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Original Manuscript: March 25, 2014
Revised Manuscript: April 12, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: April 13, 2014
Published: May 15, 2014

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Zhi Chen, Wensheng Chen, Hsin-yu Lu, Yves Chevallier, Nanguang Chen, George Barbastathis, and Yuan Luo, "Real-time 3D particle manipulation visualized using volume holographic gratings," Opt. Lett. 39, 3078-3081 (2014)

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