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Twisted polymeric microfiber formed by structured light illumination
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Paper Abstract

We presented the irradiation of optical vortex to ultraviolet (UV) curing resin structures a twisted polymer fiber. A continuous-wave ultraviolet optical vortex, focused at a glass cell containing the cure resin, allowed us to shape a twisted polymeric fiber with a diameter of a few micrometer and a length of ~160 μm with an exposure time of < 1 second. Twisted direction of the fiber was also controlled by inverting the handedness of the optical vortex.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 April 2017
PDF: 2 pages
Proc. SPIE 10252, Optical Manipulation Conference, 102520K (18 April 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2274919
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Junhyung Lee, Chiba Univ. (Japan)
Shunsuke Toyoshima, Chiba Univ. (Japan)
Katsuhiko Miyamoto, Chiba Univ. (Japan)
Yoshihiko Arita, Univ. of St. Andrews (United Kingdom)
Chiba Univ. (Japan)
Kishan Dholakia, Univ. of St. Andrews (United Kingdom)
Takashige Omatsu, Chiba Univ. (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10252:
Optical Manipulation Conference
Takashige Omatsu, Editor(s)

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