Colloidal statistical mechanics in optical vortices

Yael Roichman, David G. Grier

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    Abstract

    Holographic optical tweezers can be used to create a variety of optical landscapes in which particles can be trapped and driven. We study particles driven by optical vortices in the framework of non-equilibrium statistical mechanics.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Title of host publicationOptical Trapping Applications, OTA 2009
    StatePublished - Dec 1 2009
    EventOptical Trapping Applications, OTA 2009 - Vancouver, Canada
    Duration: Apr 26 2009Apr 30 2009

    Publication series

    NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
    ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

    Other

    OtherOptical Trapping Applications, OTA 2009
    CountryCanada
    CityVancouver
    Period4/26/094/30/09

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Instrumentation
    • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Roichman, Y., & Grier, D. G. (2009). Colloidal statistical mechanics in optical vortices. In Optical Trapping Applications, OTA 2009 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers).