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

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Angular momentum
microparticles
Vortex flow
vortices
integers
angular momentum
traps
orbitals

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..

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

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

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 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe - Technical Digest. vol. 2014-January, 6988550, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2014 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2014, San Jose, 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 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe - Technical Digest. Vol. 2014-January. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. 2014. 6988550
Chen, Mingzhou ; Mazilu, Michael ; Arita, Yoshihiko ; Wright, Ewan M ; Dholakia, Kishan. / Dynamics of microparticles trapped in a perfect vortex beam. Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe - Technical Digest. Vol. 2014-January Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2014.
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