18 January 2006 Optically driven micromachines: progress and prospects
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The ability to exert optical torques to rotationally manipulate microparticles has developed from an interesting curiosity to seeing deployment in practical applications. Is the next step to genuine optically-driven micromachines feasible or possible? We review the progress made towards this goal, and future prospects.
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Timo A. Nieminen, Timo A. Nieminen, Julien Higuet, Julien Higuet, Gregor G. Knöner, Gregor G. Knöner, Vincent L. Y. Loke, Vincent L. Y. Loke, Simon Parkin, Simon Parkin, Wolfgang Singer, Wolfgang Singer, Norman R. Heckenberg, Norman R. Heckenberg, Halina Rubinsztein-Dunlop, Halina Rubinsztein-Dunlop, } "Optically driven micromachines: progress and prospects", Proc. SPIE 6038, Photonics: Design, Technology, and Packaging II, 603813 (18 January 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.651760; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.651760
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