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Optical tweezers with cylindrical vector beams produced by optical fibers
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Paper Abstract

Gradient radiation forces exerted by strongly focused cylindrical vector beams of radial and azimuthal polarizations on dielectric spheres of different radii and refractive indices were calculated. The effect of longitudinal and transversal components of the focused electrical field on trapping properties was studied. Experiments on optical trapping were performed using low-mode optical fiber excited with Laguerre-Gaussian beam as a source of the trapping beams.

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Date Published: 18 October 2004
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 5514, Optical Trapping and Optical Micromanipulation, (18 October 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.557868
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Giovanni Volpe, Institut de Ciencies Fotoniques (Spain)
Gajendra P. Singh, Institut de Ciencies Fotoniques (Spain)
Dmitri Petrov, Institut de Ciencies Fotoniques (Spain)
Institucio Catalana de Recerca i Estudis Avancat (Spain)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5514:
Optical Trapping and Optical Micromanipulation
Kishan Dholakia; Gabriel C. Spalding, Editor(s)

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