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 publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe - Technical Digest
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Volume2014-January
StatePublished - 2014
Event2014 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2014 - San Jose, United States
Duration: Jun 8 2014Jun 13 2014

Other

Other2014 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2014
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose
Period6/8/146/13/14

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials

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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 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe - Technical Digest (Vol. 2014-January). [6988550] Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc..