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Approximate and exact modeling of optical trapping
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Paper Abstract

Approximate methods such a Rayleigh scattering and geometric optics have been widely used for the calculation of forces in optical tweezers. We investigate their applicability and usefulness, comparing results using these approximate methods with exact calculations.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 August 2010
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 7762, Optical Trapping and Optical Micromanipulation VII, 77622V (28 August 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.861880
Show Author Affiliations
Timo A. Nieminen, The Univ. of Queensland (Australia)
Alexander B. Stilgoe, The Univ. of Queensland (Australia)
Norman R. Heckenberg, The Univ. of Queensland (Australia)
Halina H. Rubinsztein-Dunlop, The Univ. of Queensland (Australia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7762:
Optical Trapping and Optical Micromanipulation VII
Kishan Dholakia; Gabriel C. Spalding, Editor(s)

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