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  • Vol. 8, Iss. 4 — May. 22, 2013

Morphology-dependent resonance of the optical forces on Mie particles in an Airy beam

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

Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 5, pp. 6186-6195 (2013)

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Morphology-dependent resonance (MDR) of the optical forces for a particle illuminated by Airy beams is investigated with respect to its internal field distribution. We find the ring structures arising from the resonance transform significantly with the parametric evolution of Airy evanescent wave, and the interference of the internal waves have a great impact on the Q factor and the background of the resonant peak, but it’s not proper for Airy transmitted wave. The multiple reflections of the evanescent wave between the particle and the interface are also investigated, which show significant impacts on the region where the energy concentrate in.

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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

Original Manuscript: January 22, 2013
Revised Manuscript: February 20, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: February 22, 2013
Published: March 4, 2013

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Vol. 8, Iss. 4 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

Yang Yang, Wei-Ping Zang, Zi-Yu Zhao, and Jian-Guo Tian, "Morphology-dependent resonance of the optical forces on Mie particles in an Airy beam," Opt. Express 21, 6186-6195 (2013)

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