Nanotechnologies in Russia

, Volume 8, Issue 9–10, pp 664–671 | Cite as

Optical trapping of microparticles from a stream in vacuum

  • D. A. Plutenko
  • O. M. Sarkisov
  • V. A. Nadtochenko
Article

Abstract

The feasibility of trapping microparticles from a stream in vacuum using dynamic optical tweezers is proven theoretically. A new approach to stabilizing particles and cooling the translational degrees of freedom by modulating power in the laser trap is presented.

Keywords

Optical Tweezer Optical Trap Focus Laser Beam Translational Degree Maxwell Stress 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. A. Plutenko
    • 1
  • O. M. Sarkisov
    • 2
  • V. A. Nadtochenko
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (State University)Dolgoprudnyi, Moscow oblastRussia
  2. 2.Semenov Institute of Chemical PhysicsRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia
  3. 3.Institute of Problems of Chemical PhysicsRussian Academy of SciencesChernogolovka, Moscow oblastRussia

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