Direct measurements of forces induced by Bloch surface waves in a one-dimensional photonic crystal.


An experimental study of the interaction between a single dielectric microparticle and the evanescent field of the Bloch surface wave in a one-dimensional (1D) photonic crystal is reported. The Bloch surface wave-induced forces on a 1 μm polystyrene sphere were measured by photonic force microscopy. The results demonstrate the potential of 1D photonic… (More)
DOI: 10.1364/OL.40.004883


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