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Optical steering of thermally generated microbubbles in a liquid for targeted metallic nanoparticle delivery
Author(s): Arjun Krishnappa; Ujitha Abeywickrema; Partha Banerjee
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Paper Abstract

A novel mathematical model is developed to investigate the behavior of thermally generated microbubbles in the presence of optical radiation to understand the mechanism of their steering. Forces acting on a bubble are studied in detail using a general force model. It has been proposed that these microbubbles with agglomerated metallic nanoparticles can be used for targeted drug delivery. The model can be extended to include the steering of bubbles with agglomerated silver or gold nanoparticles on their surface.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 September 2016
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 9922, Optical Trapping and Optical Micromanipulation XIII, 99222V (16 September 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2239486
Show Author Affiliations
Arjun Krishnappa, Univ. of Dayton (United States)
Ujitha Abeywickrema, Univ. of Dayton (United States)
Partha Banerjee, Univ. of Dayton (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9922:
Optical Trapping and Optical Micromanipulation XIII
Kishan Dholakia; Gabriel C. Spalding, Editor(s)

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