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Longitudinal optical trapping and sizing of aerosol droplets. / Carruthers, A. E.; Reid, J. P.; Orr-Ewing, A. J.

In: Optics Express, Vol. 18, No. 13, 21.06.2010, p. 14238-14244.

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Carruthers, A. E. ; Reid, J. P. ; Orr-Ewing, A. J. / Longitudinal optical trapping and sizing of aerosol droplets. In: Optics Express. 2010 ; Vol. 18, No. 13. pp. 14238-14244.

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