Efficient plasmonic trapping using bowtie nanoantennas

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

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Highly efficient, low-numerical aperture optical trapping of 1-um polystyrene beads is demonstrated using plasmonic Au bowtie nanoantenna arrays. The effect of polarization, array periodicity, and wavelength on trapping efficiencies is studied.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2011
StatePublished - Dec 1 2011
EventFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2011 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: Oct 16 2011Oct 20 2011

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


OtherFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2011
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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