Optical tweezing using a violet diode laser

Tanya K. Lake, A. E. Carruthers, Lynn Paterson, James W. A. Allen, Wilson Sibbett, Kishan Dholakia

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution


Mie regime tweezing of 400nm diameter particles is demonstrated for the first time using a violet laser-diode. Simultaneous tweezing and fluorescence of chromosomes dyed with DAPI is also described.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2003
PublisherOSA Publishing
Number of pages2
ISBN (Print)1557527334
Publication statusPublished - 2003
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2003 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: 1 Jun 20036 Jun 2003


ConferenceConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2003
Abbreviated titleCLEO 2003
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)


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