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Calculation of the force acting on a micro-sized particle with optical vortex array laser beam tweezers
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Paper Abstract

Optical vortices possess several special properties, including carrying optical angular momentum (OAM) and exhibiting zero intensity. Vortex array laser beams have attracts many interests due to its special mesh field distributions, which show great potential in the application of multiple optical traps and dark optical traps. Previously study developed an Ince-Gaussian Mode (IGM)-based vortex array laser beam1. This study develops a simulation model based on the discrete dipole approximation (DDA) method for calculating the resultant force acting on a micro-sized spherical dielectric particle that situated at the beam waist of the IGM-based vortex array laser beams1.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 March 2013
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 8637, Complex Light and Optical Forces VII, 86370A (7 March 2013); doi: 10.1117/12.2001240
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Chun-Fu Kuo, National Cheng Kung Univ. (Taiwan)
Shu-Chun Chu, National Cheng Kung Univ. (Taiwan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8637:
Complex Light and Optical Forces VII
Jesper Glückstad; David L. Andrews; Enrique J. Galvez, Editor(s)

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