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Light spin forces in optical traps: comment on “Trapping metallic Rayleigh particles with radial polarization”

Ignacio Iglesias and Juan José Sáenz  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 3, pp. 2832-2834 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.20.002832


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Abstract

An incomplete modeling of the scattering forces on a Rayleigh particle without taking into account the light spin forces in “Trapping metallic Rayleigh particles with radial polarization” by Q. Zhan, leads to erroneous statements on the advantages of using radial polarization to trap metallic particles.

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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

History
Original Manuscript: December 2, 2011
Revised Manuscript: January 13, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: January 16, 2012
Published: January 23, 2012

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Vol. 7, Iss. 3 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

Citation
Ignacio Iglesias and Juan José Sáenz, "Light spin forces in optical traps: comment on “Trapping metallic Rayleigh particles with radial polarization”," Opt. Express 20, 2832-2834 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/vjbo/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-20-3-2832


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References

  1. K. Svoboda and S. M. Block, “Optical trapping of metallic Rayleigh particles,” Opt. Lett.19(13), 930–932 (1994). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  2. Q. Zhan, “Trapping metallic Rayleigh particles with radial polarization,” Opt. Express12(15), 3377–3382 (2004), http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-12-15-3377 . [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  3. Q. Zhan, “Cylindrical vector beams: from mathematical concepts to applications,” Adv. Opt. Photon.1(1), 1–57 (2009). [CrossRef]
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  5. I. Iglesias and J. J. Sáenz, “Scattering forces in the focal volume of high numerical aperture microscope objectives,” Opt. Commun.284(10-11), 2430–2436 (2011). [CrossRef]
  6. L. Novotny and B. Hecht, Principles of Nano-Optics (Cambridge University Press, 2006).

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