The optical cell rotator.

@article{Kreysing2008TheOC,
  title={The optical cell rotator.},
  author={Moritz K Kreysing and T. Kiessling and A. Fritsch and C. Dietrich and J. Guck and J. K{\"a}s},
  journal={Optics express},
  year={2008},
  volume={16 21},
  pages={
          16984-92
        }
}
  • Moritz K Kreysing, T. Kiessling, +3 authors J. Käs
  • Published 2008
  • Materials Science, Medicine
  • Optics express
  • The optical cell rotator (OCR) is a modified dual-beam laser trap for the holding and controlled rotation of suspended dielectric microparticles, such as cells. In contrast to optical tweezers, OCR uses two counter-propagating divergent laser beams, which are shaped and delivered by optical fibers. The rotation of a trapped specimen is carried out by the rotation of a dual-mode fiber, emitting an asymmetric laser beam. Experiments were performed on human erythrocytes, promyelocytic leukemia… CONTINUE READING
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