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Axial control of irregularly shaped microscopic objects with light beams in high-order Cartesian modes
Author(s): Enrique J. Galvez; Adam Weiss; George Newbury; Patrick J. Crawford; Henry I. Sztul
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Paper Abstract

We used laser beams in high-order Hermite-Gaussian modes in an optical tweezer to trap and manipulate irregular micron-sized objects. The orientation of the objects was controlled by the opto-mechanical manipulation of the mode.

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Date Published: 18 October 2004
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 5514, Optical Trapping and Optical Micromanipulation, (18 October 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.559989
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Enrique J. Galvez, Colgate Univ. (United States)
Adam Weiss, Colgate Univ. (United States)
George Newbury, Colgate Univ. (United States)
Patrick J. Crawford, Colgate Univ. (United States)
Henry I. Sztul, Colgate Univ. (United States)

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

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