# Nonequilibrium Dynamics Induced by Scattering Forces for Optically Trapped Nanoparticles in Strongly Inertial Regimes.

@article{Amarouchene2018NonequilibriumDI, title={Nonequilibrium Dynamics Induced by Scattering Forces for Optically Trapped Nanoparticles in Strongly Inertial Regimes.}, author={Yacine Amarouchene and Matthieu Mangeat and Benjamin Vidal Montes and Luk{\'a}{\vs} Ondi{\vc} and Thomas Guerin and D. Dean and Yann Louyer}, journal={Physical review letters}, year={2018}, volume={122 18}, pages={ 183901 } }

The forces acting on optically trapped particles are commonly assumed to be conservative. Nonconservative scattering forces induce toroidal currents in overdamped liquid environments, with negligible effects on position fluctuations. However, their impact in the underdamped regime remains unexplored. Here, we study the effect of nonconservative scattering forces on the underdamped nonlinear dynamics of trapped nanoparticles at various air pressures. These forces induce significant low-frequency…

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