π -phase cylindrical vector beams in optical tweezers

Brian J. Roxworthy, Kimani C. Toussaint

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Abstract

The use of π -phase cylindrical vector beams in optical trapping is investigated. We find that tuning the relative phase between the eigenmodes comprising the beams can optimize the axial trapping forces.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
StatePublished - Dec 1 2010
EventFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2010 - Rochester, NY, United States
Duration: Oct 24 2010Oct 28 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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