Shape adapted optical forces and interactions

Stephen H. Simpson, David B. Phillips, Oto Brzobohatý, Massimo Antognozzi, Simon Hanna, Pavel Zemánek

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The relationship between particle structure and optical force is delineated. Optical wings, springs and multiple, optically synchronized oscillators are exhibited. Behaviour in evanescent fields reveals a profound, and counter-intuitive result.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOptical Trapping Applications, OTA 2015
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Electronic)9781557529541
Publication statusPublished - 6 Apr 2015
EventOptical Trapping Applications, OTA 2015 - Vancouver, Canada
Duration: 12 Apr 201515 Apr 2015


ConferenceOptical Trapping Applications, OTA 2015


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