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  • Vol. 6, Iss. 7 — Jul. 27, 2011

Observation of microsphere movement driven by optical pulse

Hanyang Li, Yundong Zhang, Jin Li, and Liangsheng Qiang  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 36, Issue 11, pp. 1996-1998 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.36.001996


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Abstract

A laser beam was coupled into a tapered optical fiber tip with a diameter of about 2.6 μm , and a 46 μm diameter microsphere was propelled by the outgoing optical pulse. With the change of pulse energy from 1.35 to 7.22 μJ , the calculated average velocity of the driven microsphere varied from 0.38 to 10.68 cm / s . The scanning electron microscope images of the fiber tip show that there is no thermal damage during the experiment.

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OCIS Codes
(320.5550) Ultrafast optics : Pulses
(350.3390) Other areas of optics : Laser materials processing
(350.4855) Other areas of optics : Optical tweezers or optical manipulation

ToC Category:
Optical Tweezers or Optical Manipulation

History
Original Manuscript: March 8, 2011
Revised Manuscript: April 17, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: April 22, 2011
Published: May 23, 2011

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Hanyang Li, Yundong Zhang, Jin Li, and Liangsheng Qiang, "Observation of microsphere movement driven by optical pulse," Opt. Lett. 36, 1996-1998 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/vjbo/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-36-11-1996


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