Bowtie nanoantennas for plasmonic optical trapping

Brian J. Roxworthy, Kaspar D. Ko, Anil Kumar, Kin Hung Fung, Gang Logan Liu, Nicholas X. Fang, Kimani C. Toussaint

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Abstract

Plasmonic optical trapping of polystyrene micron-sized spheres using Au bowtie nanoantenna arrays is demonstrated. Conventional trapping constraints are greatly reduced, allowing for the use of weak focusing and inexpensive, low-power sources (laser pointers).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationOptical Trapping Applications, OTA 2011
StatePublished - Dec 1 2011
EventOptical Trapping Applications, OTA 2011 - Monterey, CA, United States
Duration: Apr 4 2011Apr 6 2011

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherOptical Trapping Applications, OTA 2011
CountryUnited States
CityMonterey, CA
Period4/4/114/6/11

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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Roxworthy, B. J., Ko, K. D., Kumar, A., Fung, K. H., Liu, G. L., Fang, N. X., & Toussaint, K. C. (2011). Bowtie nanoantennas for plasmonic optical trapping. In Optical Trapping Applications, OTA 2011 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers).