16 September 2014 Micro-particles self-arrangement in shapeable counter-propagating beams
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We studied experimentally self-arrangement of sub-micrometer size particles creating a one-dimensional colloidal waveguide of length several tens of micrometers. We investigated positions and behavior of particles in the chain. We also focused on 2D colloidal waveguides created in elliptical Gaussian beams. We employed geometry of counter-propagating beams enhanced with spatial light modulator to shape the intensity profile of counter-propagating beams.
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Oto Brzobohatý, Jan Kaňka, Lukáš Chvátal, Pavel Zemánek, Daniel Ou-Yang, "Micro-particles self-arrangement in shapeable counter-propagating beams", Proc. SPIE 9164, Optical Trapping and Optical Micromanipulation XI, 91642L (16 September 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2060294; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2060294
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