Optical pulling using evanescent mode in sub-wavelength channels.


Optical evanescent wave in total internal reflection has been widely used in efficient optical manipulation, where the object is trapped by the intrinsic intensity gradient of the evanescent wave while transported by the scattering force along the orthogonal direction. Here, we propose a distinct optical manipulation scheme using the attenuated modes in… (More)
DOI: 10.1364/OE.24.018436


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@article{Zhu2016OpticalPU, title={Optical pulling using evanescent mode in sub-wavelength channels.}, author={Tongtong Zhu and M. R. C. Mahdy and Yongyin Cao and Haiyi Lv and Fangkui Sun and Zehui Jiang and Weiqiang Ding}, journal={Optics express}, year={2016}, volume={24 16}, pages={18436-44} }