Optical trapping of micro-objects using polymeric microaxicons

Year: 2011

Authors: Merola F., Coppola S., Vespini V., Grilli S., Ferraro P.

Autors Affiliation: CNR – Istituto Nazionale di Ottica, Via Campi Flegrei 34, 80078 – Napoli (Italy)

Abstract: We report on the application of polymeric micro-axicons for optical trapping. Bessel beams with great depth of focus generated by these structures are interferometrically characterized and used as optical tweezers in different situations.

Conference title: IEEE Photonics 2011 (IPC11)
Place: Arlington, Virginia (USA)

KeyWords: Optical trapping; Microaxicon;
DOI: 10.1109/PHO.2011.6110640