Sonotweezers: Complementing the size and force spectra of optical trapping

M. P. MacDonald, A. Cochran, C. J. Weijer, D. Hughes, C. Demore, G. Brodie, G. C. Spalding, A. Bernasau, D. Cummings, P. Glynne-Jones, M. Hill, C. Courtney, B. W. Drinkwater

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Optical trapping is suited to applications with small forces, high spatial control and for nanometre-to micron-sized particles. We present Sonotweezers, manipulating particles up to millimetres in scale with forces in excess of nanometres.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOptical Trapping Applications, OTA 2011
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2011
EventOptical Trapping Applications, OTA 2011 - Monterey, CA, United States
Duration: 4 Apr 20116 Apr 2011


ConferenceOptical Trapping Applications, OTA 2011
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityMonterey, CA


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