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Particle dynamics in optical lattices
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Paper Abstract

We present a thorough experimental and theoretical study of micrometer-sized particle dynamics in optical lattices. The spatial parameters of the lattices are set by configuration of the interfering beams with computercontrolled spatial light modulator. The behaviour of particle confined in the interference pattern is monitored by fast CCD camera. Analyses of the particle trajectory and Brownian motion reveal force interaction between the particle and the lattice. We use polymer microspheres as the experimental objects. The experimental results are compared with the theoretical predictions based on the generalized Mie theory.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 August 2009
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 7400, Optical Trapping and Optical Micromanipulation VI, 74000K (20 August 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.826245
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Petr Jákl, Institute of Scientific Instruments (Czech Republic)
Pavel Zemánek, Institute of Scientific Instruments (Czech Republic)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7400:
Optical Trapping and Optical Micromanipulation VI
Kishan Dholakia; Gabriel C. Spalding, Editor(s)

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