Assembling mesoscopic systems with holographic optical traps

David G. Grier, Sang Hyuk Lee, Yael Roichman, Yohai Roichman

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    Abstract

    Holographic optical trapping uses forces exerted by computer-generated holograms to organize microscopic materials into three-dimensional structures. Achieving and verifying accurate three-dimensional placement requires methods for assessing the accuracy of the projected traps' geometry, as well as methods for measuring trapped objects' three-dimensional positions. Volumetric imaging of the projected trapping pattern solves one problem. Holographic video microscopy addresses the other. The combination is exceptionally effective for organizing, inspecting and analyzing soft-matter systems.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Title of host publicationComplex Light and Optical Forces
    DOIs
    StatePublished - 2007
    EventComplex Light and Optical Forces - San Jose, CA, United States
    Duration: Jan 24 2007Jan 25 2007

    Publication series

    NameProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
    Volume6483
    ISSN (Print)0277-786X

    Other

    OtherComplex Light and Optical Forces
    CountryUnited States
    CitySan Jose, CA
    Period1/24/071/25/07

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
    • Condensed Matter Physics
    • Computer Science Applications
    • Applied Mathematics
    • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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    Grier, D. G., Lee, S. H., Roichman, Y., & Roichman, Y. (2007). Assembling mesoscopic systems with holographic optical traps. In Complex Light and Optical Forces [64830D] (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; Vol. 6483). https://doi.org/10.1117/12.701175