Abstract

We design a new type of “tug-of-war” optical tweezers with lateral pulling forces and demonstrate full control of rod-shaped and asymmetric bacteria, including breaking up adhesive cellular clusters inhabiting aqueous media.

© 2014 Optical Society of America

PDF Article
More Like This
Tug-of-War Optical Tweezers to Control Cell Clusters

Anna Bezryadina, Joshua Lamstein, Daryl Preece, Joseph C. Chen, and Zhigang Chen
OtM4E.5 Optical Trapping Applications (OTA) 2017

Cell deformation and assessment with tunable “tug-of-war” optical tweezers

Yi Liang, Yinxiao Xiang, Josh Lamstein, Anna Bezryadina, and Zhigang Chen
AM1I.4 CLEO: Applications and Technology (CLEO_AT) 2019

Optical trapping and manipulation of multi-pronged bacteria

Drew Bischel, Anna Bezryadina, Joseph Chen, and Zhigang Chen
FTh2D.4 Frontiers in Optics (FiO) 2013

References

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an Optica member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access Optica Member Subscription