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  • Vol. 8, Iss. 6 — Jun. 27, 2013

The effects of multiple scattering to optical forces on a sphere in an evanescent field

Wei-Ping Zang, Yang Yang, Zhi-Yu Zhao, and Jian-Guo Tian  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 10, pp. 12373-12384 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.012373


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Abstract

In this paper we discuss the effects of multiple scattering to the optical forces on a particle by an evanescent field. We show that the iterative method to process the effects of the interaction between the particle and a plane surface is invalid when the radius of particle is large or when the structural resonance of the particle occurs. By using the generalized minimum residual method to solve the set of equations directly, the divergence appears in the iterative method can be removed completely. As an illustrative example, we discussed the effects of multiple scattering to optical forces on a particle in an evanescent field from an incident plane wave. The interpretations of numerical results are presented in detail.

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OCIS Codes
(140.7010) Lasers and laser optics : Laser trapping
(170.4520) Medical optics and biotechnology : Optical confinement and manipulation
(350.4855) Other areas of optics : Optical tweezers or optical manipulation

ToC Category:
Optical Trapping and Manipulation

History
Original Manuscript: March 4, 2013
Revised Manuscript: March 31, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: May 3, 2013
Published: May 13, 2013

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Wei-Ping Zang, Yang Yang, Zhi-Yu Zhao, and Jian-Guo Tian, "The effects of multiple scattering to optical forces on a sphere in an evanescent field," Opt. Express 21, 12373-12384 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/vjbo/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-10-12373


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