Optical tweezing using a violet diode laser

T. K. Lake, A. E. Carruthers, L. Paterson, J. W. Allen, W. Sibbett, K. Dholakia

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Mie regime tweezing of 400nm diameter particles is demonstrated for the first time using a violet laser-diode. Simultaneous tweezing and fluorescence of chromosomes dyed with DAPI is also described.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2003
PublisherOptica Publishing Group (formerly OSA)
ISBN (Electronic)9781557528209
Publication statusPublished - 2003
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2003 - Baltimore, United States
Duration: 2003 Jun 12003 Jun 6

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers


ConferenceConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2003
Country/TerritoryUnited States

Bibliographical note

Publisher Copyright:
© 2003 OSA/CLEO 2003, © 2000 Optical Society of America.

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials


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