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Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

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  • Editor: Gregory W. Faris
  • Vol. 5, Iss. 7 — Apr. 26, 2010

Quasi 3-dimensional optical trapping by two counter-propagating beams in nano-fiber

Lihua Zhao, Yudong Li, Jiwei Qi, Jingjun Xu, and Qian Sun  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 6, pp. 5724-5729 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.18.005724


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Abstract

Optical forces on a nanoparticle around an absorptive dielectric nano-fiber illuminated by two linear polarized counter-propagating beams were investigated. The results show the scattering force of the two beams causes the steady trapping along the fiber and the gradient force makes the trapping in the transverse plane of the nano-fiber. By altering the intensity ratio between the two incident beams and the polarization direction of the beams, manipulation along the nano-fiber and in the transverse direction can be realized, respectively. The numerical results present a new promising method to realize quasi 3-dimensional optical manipulation.

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OCIS Codes
(020.7010) Atomic and molecular physics : Laser trapping
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
(260.3160) Physical optics : Interference

ToC Category:
Optical Trapping and Manipulation

History
Original Manuscript: December 23, 2009
Revised Manuscript: January 28, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: February 5, 2010
Published: March 5, 2010

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Vol. 5, Iss. 7 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

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Lihua Zhao, Yudong Li, Jiwei Qi, Jingjun Xu, and Qian Sun, "Quasi 3-dimensional optical trapping by two counter-propagating beams in nano-fiber," Opt. Express 18, 5724-5729 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/vjbo/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-18-6-5724


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