Machined multicore fibre tweezers for single cell manipulation

Georgia Anastasiadi, Fyntan M. Shaw, Andrew B. Matheson, Tania Mendonca, Willian N. MacPherson, Amanda J. Wright, Paul A. Dalgarno, Manlio Tassieri, Lynn Paterson*

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A high numerical aperture tweezing system, based on micro-machined multicore optical fibres is described, along with single cell trapping applications and a discussion about the trap shape and strength.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOptical Manipulation and Its Applications 2021
PublisherOPTICA Publishing Group
ISBN (Electronic)9781943580859
Publication statusPublished - 12 Apr 2021
EventOSA Biophotonics Congress 2021: Optical Manipulation and its Applications 2021 - online
Duration: 12 Apr 202116 Apr 2021


ConferenceOSA Biophotonics Congress 2021
Abbreviated titleOMA 2021
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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials


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