Advanced Micromanipulation using Non-diffracting Beams

D. McGloin, V. Garcés-Chávez, H. Melville, G. C. Spalding, W. Sibbett, K. Dholakia

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution


We demonstrate optical manipulation of particles simultaneously over ~1cm using the reconstruction properties of Bessel beams. We also demonstrate the production of interfering Bessel beams, and their use for controlled rotation of particles.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2003
PublisherOptica Publishing Group (formerly OSA)
ISBN (Electronic)1557527598
Publication statusPublished - 2003
EventFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2003 - Tucson, United States
Duration: 2003 Oct 5 → …

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


ConferenceFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2003
Country/TerritoryUnited States
Period03/10/5 → …

Bibliographical note

Publisher Copyright:
© 2000 Optical Society of America

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials


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