Optical binding of Chinese hamster ovary cells

N. K. Metzger, Phillip R. T. Jess, Lynn Paterson, Ewan M. Wright, Kishan Dholakia

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Abstract

Optical binding may arise due to interplay between light scattering and refraction creating equilibrium positions for particles in a self-consistent manner. Binding is observed for the first time in biological cells within a dual beam fiber trap.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOptical Trapping and Optical Micromanipulation II
EditorsG. C. Spalding, K. Dholakia
PublisherSPIE
ISBN (Print)9780819459350
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 26 Aug 2005
EventOptical Trapping and Optical Micromanipulation II - San Diego, CA, United States
Duration: 31 Jul 20054 Aug 2005

Publication series

NameProceedings of SPIE
PublisherSPIE
Volume5930
ISSN (Print)0277-786X

Conference

ConferenceOptical Trapping and Optical Micromanipulation II
CountryUnited States
CitySan Diego, CA
Period31/07/054/08/05

Keywords

  • Fiber trap
  • Optical binding
  • Optical tweezers
  • Optically bound matter

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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    Metzger, N. K., Jess, P. R. T., Paterson, L., Wright, E. M., & Dholakia, K. (2005). Optical binding of Chinese hamster ovary cells. In G. C. Spalding, & K. Dholakia (Eds.), Optical Trapping and Optical Micromanipulation II [59300M] (Proceedings of SPIE; Vol. 5930). SPIE. https://doi.org/10.1117/12.618745