Dynamics of microparticles trapped in a perfect vortex beam

Mingzhou Chen, Michael Mazilu, Yoshihiko Arita, Ewan M Wright, Kishan Dholakia

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Abstract

We trap and rotate particles using a perfect vortex beam with integer or fractional topological charges. A linear relationship is observed between the rotation speed and orbital angular momentum content of the beam.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
PublisherOptical Society of American (OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781557529992
StatePublished - 2014
EventCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2014 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: Jun 8 2014Jun 13 2014

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OtherCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2014
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period6/8/146/13/14

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Angular momentum
microparticles
Vortex flow
vortices
integers
angular momentum
traps
orbitals

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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Chen, M., Mazilu, M., Arita, Y., Wright, E. M., & Dholakia, K. (2014). Dynamics of microparticles trapped in a perfect vortex beam. In Optics InfoBase Conference Papers Optical Society of American (OSA).

Dynamics of microparticles trapped in a perfect vortex beam. / Chen, Mingzhou; Mazilu, Michael; Arita, Yoshihiko; Wright, Ewan M; Dholakia, Kishan.

Optics InfoBase Conference Papers. Optical Society of American (OSA), 2014.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Chen, M, Mazilu, M, Arita, Y, Wright, EM & Dholakia, K 2014, Dynamics of microparticles trapped in a perfect vortex beam. in Optics InfoBase Conference Papers. Optical Society of American (OSA), CLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2014, San Jose, CA, United States, 6/8/14.
Chen M, Mazilu M, Arita Y, Wright EM, Dholakia K. Dynamics of microparticles trapped in a perfect vortex beam. In Optics InfoBase Conference Papers. Optical Society of American (OSA). 2014
Chen, Mingzhou ; Mazilu, Michael ; Arita, Yoshihiko ; Wright, Ewan M ; Dholakia, Kishan. / Dynamics of microparticles trapped in a perfect vortex beam. Optics InfoBase Conference Papers. Optical Society of American (OSA), 2014.
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