Plasmonic nanotweezers for applications in life sciences

Brian J. Roxworthy, Kiman Jr Toussaint

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


Plasmonic nanotweezers using a femtosecond source are demonstrated. Trap stiffness up to 2x that of continuous-wave nanotweezers are measured. We also show simultaneous trapping and two-photon fluorescence of a 1.2-μm diameter microsphere.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationOptical Trapping Applications, OTA 2013
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781557529664
StatePublished - 2013
EventOptical Trapping Applications, OTA 2013 - Waikoloa Beach, HI, United States
Duration: Apr 14 2013Apr 18 2013

Publication series

NameOptical Trapping Applications, OTA 2013


OtherOptical Trapping Applications, OTA 2013
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityWaikoloa Beach, HI

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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