Abstract

We investigate the effects of 1storder spherical aberration and defocus upon the stiffness of an optical trap tens ofμm into the sample. We control both these aberrations with a spatial light modulator. The key to maintain optimum trap stiffness over a range of depths is a specific non-trivial combination of defocus and axial objective position. This optimisation increases the trap stiffness by up to a factor of 3 and allows trapping of 1μm polystyrene beads up to 50μm deep in the sample.

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2011

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[CrossRef] [PubMed]

2010

T. Čižmár, M. Mazilu, and K. Dholakia, “In situ wavefront correction and its application to micromanipulation,” Nature Photon. 4, 388–394 (2010).
[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

R. Bowman, G. Gibson, and M. Padgett, “Particle tracking stereomicroscopy in optical tweezers: Control of trap shape,” Opt. Express 18, 11785–11790 (2010).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

2009

Y. Huang, J. Wan, M. C. Cheng, Z. Zhang, S. M. Jhiang, and C. H. Menq, “Three-axis rapid steering of optically propelled micro/nanoparticles,” Rev. Sci. Instrum. 80, 063107 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

2008

2007

2006

2004

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

2002

1999

1998

P. Ke and M. Gu, “Characterization of trapping force in the presence of spherical aberration,” J. Mod. Opt. 45, 2159–2168 (1998).
[CrossRef]

1991

C. Sheppard and C. Cogswell, “Effects of aberrating layers and tube length on confocal imaging properties,” Optik 87, 34–38 (1991).

C. Sheppard and M. Gu “Aberration compensation in confocal microscopy,” Appl. Opt. 30, 3563–3568 (1991).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Arlt, J.

E. Theofanidou, L. Wilson, W. Hossack, and J. Arlt, “Spherical aberration correction for optical tweezers,” Opt. Commun. 236, 145–150 (2004).
[CrossRef]

Bernet, S.

Bowman, R.

R. Bowman, G. Gibson, and M. Padgett, “Particle tracking stereomicroscopy in optical tweezers: Control of trap shape,” Opt. Express 18, 11785–11790 (2010).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

R. Bowman, A. Wright, and M. Padgett, “An SLM-based Shack-Hartmann wavefront sensor for aberration correction in optical tweezers,” J. Opt. bf 12, 124004 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Charsooghi, M.

Cheng, M. C.

Y. Huang, J. Wan, M. C. Cheng, Z. Zhang, S. M. Jhiang, and C. H. Menq, “Three-axis rapid steering of optically propelled micro/nanoparticles,” Rev. Sci. Instrum. 80, 063107 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Cižmár, T.

T. Čižmár, M. Mazilu, and K. Dholakia, “In situ wavefront correction and its application to micromanipulation,” Nature Photon. 4, 388–394 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Clark, R.

Cogswell, C.

C. Sheppard and C. Cogswell, “Effects of aberrating layers and tube length on confocal imaging properties,” Optik 87, 34–38 (1991).

Cole, D.

Cooper, J.

K. Wulff, D. Cole, R. Clark, R. Di Leonardo, J. Leach, J. Cooper, G. Gibson, and M. Padgett, “Aberration correction in holographic optical tweezers,” Opt. Express 14, 4170–4175 (2006).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

G. Sinclair, P. Jordan, J. Leach, M. Padgett, and J. Cooper, “Defining the trapping limits of holographical optical tweezers,” J. Mod. Opt. 51, 409–414 (2004).
[CrossRef]

Curtis, J.

J. Curtis, B. Koss, and D. Grier, “Dynamic holographic optical tweezers,” Opt. Commun. 207, 169–175 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Dholakia, K.

T. Čižmár, M. Mazilu, and K. Dholakia, “In situ wavefront correction and its application to micromanipulation,” Nature Photon. 4, 388–394 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Di Leonardo, R.

Fürhapter, S.

Gibson, G.

Golestanian, R.

Grier, D.

J. Curtis, B. Koss, and D. Grier, “Dynamic holographic optical tweezers,” Opt. Commun. 207, 169–175 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Gu, M.

P. Ke and M. Gu, “Characterization of trapping force in the presence of spherical aberration,” J. Mod. Opt. 45, 2159–2168 (1998).
[CrossRef]

C. Sheppard and M. Gu “Aberration compensation in confocal microscopy,” Appl. Opt. 30, 3563–3568 (1991).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Haist, T.

Hossack, W.

E. Theofanidou, L. Wilson, W. Hossack, and J. Arlt, “Spherical aberration correction for optical tweezers,” Opt. Commun. 236, 145–150 (2004).
[CrossRef]

Huang, Y.

Y. Huang, J. Wan, M. C. Cheng, Z. Zhang, S. M. Jhiang, and C. H. Menq, “Three-axis rapid steering of optically propelled micro/nanoparticles,” Rev. Sci. Instrum. 80, 063107 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Jesacher, A.

Jhiang, S. M.

Y. Huang, J. Wan, M. C. Cheng, Z. Zhang, S. M. Jhiang, and C. H. Menq, “Three-axis rapid steering of optically propelled micro/nanoparticles,” Rev. Sci. Instrum. 80, 063107 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Jordan, P.

G. Sinclair, P. Jordan, J. Leach, M. Padgett, and J. Cooper, “Defining the trapping limits of holographical optical tweezers,” J. Mod. Opt. 51, 409–414 (2004).
[CrossRef]

Ke, P.

P. Ke and M. Gu, “Characterization of trapping force in the presence of spherical aberration,” J. Mod. Opt. 45, 2159–2168 (1998).
[CrossRef]

Keen, S.

Khalesifard, H.

Koss, B.

J. Curtis, B. Koss, and D. Grier, “Dynamic holographic optical tweezers,” Opt. Commun. 207, 169–175 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Leach, J.

Maurer, C.

Mazilu, M.

T. Čižmár, M. Mazilu, and K. Dholakia, “In situ wavefront correction and its application to micromanipulation,” Nature Photon. 4, 388–394 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Menq, C. H.

Y. Huang, J. Wan, M. C. Cheng, Z. Zhang, S. M. Jhiang, and C. H. Menq, “Three-axis rapid steering of optically propelled micro/nanoparticles,” Rev. Sci. Instrum. 80, 063107 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Mosk, A.

Oddershede, L.

Padgett, M.

M. Padgett and R. Di Leonardo, “Holographic optical tweezers and their relevance to lab on chip devices,” Lab Chip 11, 1196–1205 (2011).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

R. Bowman, G. Gibson, and M. Padgett, “Particle tracking stereomicroscopy in optical tweezers: Control of trap shape,” Opt. Express 18, 11785–11790 (2010).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

R. Bowman, A. Wright, and M. Padgett, “An SLM-based Shack-Hartmann wavefront sensor for aberration correction in optical tweezers,” J. Opt. bf 12, 124004 (2010).
[CrossRef]

G. Gibson, J. Leach, S. Keen, A. Wright, and M. Padgett, “Measuring the accuracy of particle position and force in optical tweezers using high-speed video microscopy,” Opt. Express 16, 14561–14570 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

K. Wulff, D. Cole, R. Clark, R. Di Leonardo, J. Leach, J. Cooper, G. Gibson, and M. Padgett, “Aberration correction in holographic optical tweezers,” Opt. Express 14, 4170–4175 (2006).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

G. Sinclair, P. Jordan, J. Leach, M. Padgett, and J. Cooper, “Defining the trapping limits of holographical optical tweezers,” J. Mod. Opt. 51, 409–414 (2004).
[CrossRef]

Reicherter, M.

Reihani, S.

Ritsch-Marte, M.

Rohrbach, A.

Schwaighofer, A.

Sheppard, C.

C. Sheppard and M. Gu “Aberration compensation in confocal microscopy,” Appl. Opt. 30, 3563–3568 (1991).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

C. Sheppard and C. Cogswell, “Effects of aberrating layers and tube length on confocal imaging properties,” Optik 87, 34–38 (1991).

Sinclair, G.

G. Sinclair, P. Jordan, J. Leach, M. Padgett, and J. Cooper, “Defining the trapping limits of holographical optical tweezers,” J. Mod. Opt. 51, 409–414 (2004).
[CrossRef]

Stelzer, E.

Theofanidou, E.

E. Theofanidou, L. Wilson, W. Hossack, and J. Arlt, “Spherical aberration correction for optical tweezers,” Opt. Commun. 236, 145–150 (2004).
[CrossRef]

Tiziani, H.

Vellekoop, I.

Wagemann, E.

Wan, J.

Y. Huang, J. Wan, M. C. Cheng, Z. Zhang, S. M. Jhiang, and C. H. Menq, “Three-axis rapid steering of optically propelled micro/nanoparticles,” Rev. Sci. Instrum. 80, 063107 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Wilson, L.

E. Theofanidou, L. Wilson, W. Hossack, and J. Arlt, “Spherical aberration correction for optical tweezers,” Opt. Commun. 236, 145–150 (2004).
[CrossRef]

Wright, A.

R. Bowman, A. Wright, and M. Padgett, “An SLM-based Shack-Hartmann wavefront sensor for aberration correction in optical tweezers,” J. Opt. bf 12, 124004 (2010).
[CrossRef]

G. Gibson, J. Leach, S. Keen, A. Wright, and M. Padgett, “Measuring the accuracy of particle position and force in optical tweezers using high-speed video microscopy,” Opt. Express 16, 14561–14570 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Wulff, K.

Zhang, Z.

Y. Huang, J. Wan, M. C. Cheng, Z. Zhang, S. M. Jhiang, and C. H. Menq, “Three-axis rapid steering of optically propelled micro/nanoparticles,” Rev. Sci. Instrum. 80, 063107 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Appl. Opt.

J. Mod. Opt.

G. Sinclair, P. Jordan, J. Leach, M. Padgett, and J. Cooper, “Defining the trapping limits of holographical optical tweezers,” J. Mod. Opt. 51, 409–414 (2004).
[CrossRef]

P. Ke and M. Gu, “Characterization of trapping force in the presence of spherical aberration,” J. Mod. Opt. 45, 2159–2168 (1998).
[CrossRef]

J. Opt. bf

R. Bowman, A. Wright, and M. Padgett, “An SLM-based Shack-Hartmann wavefront sensor for aberration correction in optical tweezers,” J. Opt. bf 12, 124004 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Lab Chip

M. Padgett and R. Di Leonardo, “Holographic optical tweezers and their relevance to lab on chip devices,” Lab Chip 11, 1196–1205 (2011).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Nature Photon.

T. Čižmár, M. Mazilu, and K. Dholakia, “In situ wavefront correction and its application to micromanipulation,” Nature Photon. 4, 388–394 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Commun.

E. Theofanidou, L. Wilson, W. Hossack, and J. Arlt, “Spherical aberration correction for optical tweezers,” Opt. Commun. 236, 145–150 (2004).
[CrossRef]

J. Curtis, B. Koss, and D. Grier, “Dynamic holographic optical tweezers,” Opt. Commun. 207, 169–175 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Express

Opt. Lett.

Optik

C. Sheppard and C. Cogswell, “Effects of aberrating layers and tube length on confocal imaging properties,” Optik 87, 34–38 (1991).

Rev. Sci. Instrum.

Y. Huang, J. Wan, M. C. Cheng, Z. Zhang, S. M. Jhiang, and C. H. Menq, “Three-axis rapid steering of optically propelled micro/nanoparticles,” Rev. Sci. Instrum. 80, 063107 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

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