Microsphere propulsion along sub-micron optical wires

Murugan, G.S., Brambilla, G., Richardson, D.J. and Wilkinson, J.S. (2007) Microsphere propulsion along sub-micron optical wires At 13th Microoptics Conference (MOC '07). 28 - 31 Oct 2007.


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Propagation of light in sub-micron optical fibre wires has been analysed. The large evanescent field has been exploited to propel 10 micron polystyrene spheres and sphere clusters along the sub-micrometric wire with about 0.4W of laser light at 1047nm.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Venue - Dates: 13th Microoptics Conference (MOC '07), 2007-10-28 - 2007-10-31
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ePrint ID: 49798
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2007e-pub ahead of print
Date Deposited: 04 Dec 2007
Last Modified: 16 Apr 2017 18:16
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URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/49798

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