## Calculation of radiation forces exerted on a uniaxial anisotropic sphere by an off-axis incident Gaussian beam |

Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 17, pp. 16044-16057 (2011)

http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.19.016044

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### Abstract

Using the theory of electromagnetic scattering of a uniaxial anisotropic sphere, we derive the analytical expressions of the radiation forces exerted on a uniaxial anisotropic sphere by an off-axis incident Gaussian beam. The beam’s propagation direction is parallel to the primary optical axis of the anisotropic sphere. The effects of the permittivity tensor elements

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**OCIS Codes**

(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics

(160.1190) Materials : Anisotropic optical materials

(290.5850) Scattering : Scattering, particles

**ToC Category:**

Optical Trapping and Manipulation

**History**

Original Manuscript: June 21, 2011

Revised Manuscript: July 20, 2011

Manuscript Accepted: July 20, 2011

Published: August 8, 2011

**Virtual Issues**

Vol. 6, Iss. 9 *Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics*

**Citation**

Zheng-Jun Li, Zhen-Sen Wu, and Qing-Chao Shang, "Calculation of radiation forces exerted on a uniaxial anisotropic sphere by an off-axis incident Gaussian beam," Opt. Express **19**, 16044-16057 (2011)

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