Abstract

Optical guiding of microscopic particles is studied and compared for femtosecond and continuous wave Bessel light beams. We confirm that optical guiding is an average power effect and observe no difference in the guiding velocities for non-fluorescing polymer microspheres. Additionally, we observe second harmonic generation of guided KTP particles. This observation opens up the prospect for optical identification of guided cells for sorting purposes.

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2002 (1)

V. Garcés-Chávez, D. McGloin, H. Melville, W. Sibbett, and K. Dholakia, “Simultanoeus micromanipulation multiple planes using a self reconstructing light beam”, Nature 419, 145 (2002)
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

2001 (1)

J. Arlt, V. Garcés-Chávez, W. Sibbett, and K. Dholakia. “Optical micromanipulation using a Bessel light beam”, Opt. Commun. 197, 239 (2001)
[CrossRef]

1997 (1)

Q. Feng, J.V. Moloney, A.C. Newell, E.M. Wright, K. Cook, P.K. Kennedy, D.X. Hammer, B.A. Rockwell, and C.R. Thompson, “Theory and simulation on the threshold of water breakdown induced by focused ultrashort pulses”, IEEE J. Quantum. Electronics,  33, 127 (1997).
[CrossRef]

1995 (1)

L. Malmqvist and H.M. Hertz, “Second harmonic generation in optically trapped nonlinear particles with pulsed lasers”, Appl. Opt. 34, 3393 (1995)
[CrossRef]

1987 (2)

1986 (1)

A. Ashkin, J.M. Dziedzic, J.E. Bjorkholm, and S. Chu, “Observation of a single-beam gradient force optical trap for dielectric particles,” Opt. Lett 11, 288–290 (1986)
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

1970 (1)

A. Ashkin, “Acceleration and trapping of microscopic particles,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 24, 1570 (1970)

Arlt, J.

J. Arlt, V. Garcés-Chávez, W. Sibbett, and K. Dholakia. “Optical micromanipulation using a Bessel light beam”, Opt. Commun. 197, 239 (2001)
[CrossRef]

Ashkin, A.

A. Ashkin, J.M. Dziedzic, J.E. Bjorkholm, and S. Chu, “Observation of a single-beam gradient force optical trap for dielectric particles,” Opt. Lett 11, 288–290 (1986)
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

A. Ashkin, “Acceleration and trapping of microscopic particles,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 24, 1570 (1970)

Bjorkholm, J.E.

A. Ashkin, J.M. Dziedzic, J.E. Bjorkholm, and S. Chu, “Observation of a single-beam gradient force optical trap for dielectric particles,” Opt. Lett 11, 288–290 (1986)
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Buican, T.N.

Chu, S.

A. Ashkin, J.M. Dziedzic, J.E. Bjorkholm, and S. Chu, “Observation of a single-beam gradient force optical trap for dielectric particles,” Opt. Lett 11, 288–290 (1986)
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Cook, K.

Q. Feng, J.V. Moloney, A.C. Newell, E.M. Wright, K. Cook, P.K. Kennedy, D.X. Hammer, B.A. Rockwell, and C.R. Thompson, “Theory and simulation on the threshold of water breakdown induced by focused ultrashort pulses”, IEEE J. Quantum. Electronics,  33, 127 (1997).
[CrossRef]

Crissman, H.A.

Dholakia, K.

V. Garcés-Chávez, D. McGloin, H. Melville, W. Sibbett, and K. Dholakia, “Simultanoeus micromanipulation multiple planes using a self reconstructing light beam”, Nature 419, 145 (2002)
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

J. Arlt, V. Garcés-Chávez, W. Sibbett, and K. Dholakia. “Optical micromanipulation using a Bessel light beam”, Opt. Commun. 197, 239 (2001)
[CrossRef]

Durnin, J.

Dziedzic, J.M.

A. Ashkin, J.M. Dziedzic, J.E. Bjorkholm, and S. Chu, “Observation of a single-beam gradient force optical trap for dielectric particles,” Opt. Lett 11, 288–290 (1986)
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Feng, Q.

Q. Feng, J.V. Moloney, A.C. Newell, E.M. Wright, K. Cook, P.K. Kennedy, D.X. Hammer, B.A. Rockwell, and C.R. Thompson, “Theory and simulation on the threshold of water breakdown induced by focused ultrashort pulses”, IEEE J. Quantum. Electronics,  33, 127 (1997).
[CrossRef]

Garcés-Chávez, V.

V. Garcés-Chávez, D. McGloin, H. Melville, W. Sibbett, and K. Dholakia, “Simultanoeus micromanipulation multiple planes using a self reconstructing light beam”, Nature 419, 145 (2002)
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

J. Arlt, V. Garcés-Chávez, W. Sibbett, and K. Dholakia. “Optical micromanipulation using a Bessel light beam”, Opt. Commun. 197, 239 (2001)
[CrossRef]

Hammer, D.X.

Q. Feng, J.V. Moloney, A.C. Newell, E.M. Wright, K. Cook, P.K. Kennedy, D.X. Hammer, B.A. Rockwell, and C.R. Thompson, “Theory and simulation on the threshold of water breakdown induced by focused ultrashort pulses”, IEEE J. Quantum. Electronics,  33, 127 (1997).
[CrossRef]

Hertz, H.M.

L. Malmqvist and H.M. Hertz, “Second harmonic generation in optically trapped nonlinear particles with pulsed lasers”, Appl. Opt. 34, 3393 (1995)
[CrossRef]

Kennedy, P.K.

Q. Feng, J.V. Moloney, A.C. Newell, E.M. Wright, K. Cook, P.K. Kennedy, D.X. Hammer, B.A. Rockwell, and C.R. Thompson, “Theory and simulation on the threshold of water breakdown induced by focused ultrashort pulses”, IEEE J. Quantum. Electronics,  33, 127 (1997).
[CrossRef]

Malmqvist, L.

L. Malmqvist and H.M. Hertz, “Second harmonic generation in optically trapped nonlinear particles with pulsed lasers”, Appl. Opt. 34, 3393 (1995)
[CrossRef]

Martin, J.C.

McGloin, D.

V. Garcés-Chávez, D. McGloin, H. Melville, W. Sibbett, and K. Dholakia, “Simultanoeus micromanipulation multiple planes using a self reconstructing light beam”, Nature 419, 145 (2002)
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Melville, H.

V. Garcés-Chávez, D. McGloin, H. Melville, W. Sibbett, and K. Dholakia, “Simultanoeus micromanipulation multiple planes using a self reconstructing light beam”, Nature 419, 145 (2002)
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Moloney, J.V.

Q. Feng, J.V. Moloney, A.C. Newell, E.M. Wright, K. Cook, P.K. Kennedy, D.X. Hammer, B.A. Rockwell, and C.R. Thompson, “Theory and simulation on the threshold of water breakdown induced by focused ultrashort pulses”, IEEE J. Quantum. Electronics,  33, 127 (1997).
[CrossRef]

Newell, A.C.

Q. Feng, J.V. Moloney, A.C. Newell, E.M. Wright, K. Cook, P.K. Kennedy, D.X. Hammer, B.A. Rockwell, and C.R. Thompson, “Theory and simulation on the threshold of water breakdown induced by focused ultrashort pulses”, IEEE J. Quantum. Electronics,  33, 127 (1997).
[CrossRef]

Rockwell, B.A.

Q. Feng, J.V. Moloney, A.C. Newell, E.M. Wright, K. Cook, P.K. Kennedy, D.X. Hammer, B.A. Rockwell, and C.R. Thompson, “Theory and simulation on the threshold of water breakdown induced by focused ultrashort pulses”, IEEE J. Quantum. Electronics,  33, 127 (1997).
[CrossRef]

Salzman, G.C.

Sibbett, W.

V. Garcés-Chávez, D. McGloin, H. Melville, W. Sibbett, and K. Dholakia, “Simultanoeus micromanipulation multiple planes using a self reconstructing light beam”, Nature 419, 145 (2002)
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

J. Arlt, V. Garcés-Chávez, W. Sibbett, and K. Dholakia. “Optical micromanipulation using a Bessel light beam”, Opt. Commun. 197, 239 (2001)
[CrossRef]

Smyth, M.J.

Stewar t, C.C.

Thompson, C.R.

Q. Feng, J.V. Moloney, A.C. Newell, E.M. Wright, K. Cook, P.K. Kennedy, D.X. Hammer, B.A. Rockwell, and C.R. Thompson, “Theory and simulation on the threshold of water breakdown induced by focused ultrashort pulses”, IEEE J. Quantum. Electronics,  33, 127 (1997).
[CrossRef]

Wright, E.M.

Q. Feng, J.V. Moloney, A.C. Newell, E.M. Wright, K. Cook, P.K. Kennedy, D.X. Hammer, B.A. Rockwell, and C.R. Thompson, “Theory and simulation on the threshold of water breakdown induced by focused ultrashort pulses”, IEEE J. Quantum. Electronics,  33, 127 (1997).
[CrossRef]

Appl. Opt. (2)

T.N. Buican, M.J. Smyth, H.A. Crissman, G.C. Salzman, C.C. Stewar t, and J.C. Martin, “Automated single-cell manipulation and sorting by li ght trapping,” Appl. Opt. 26, 5311–16 (1987).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

L. Malmqvist and H.M. Hertz, “Second harmonic generation in optically trapped nonlinear particles with pulsed lasers”, Appl. Opt. 34, 3393 (1995)
[CrossRef]

IEEE J. Quantum. Electronics (1)

Q. Feng, J.V. Moloney, A.C. Newell, E.M. Wright, K. Cook, P.K. Kennedy, D.X. Hammer, B.A. Rockwell, and C.R. Thompson, “Theory and simulation on the threshold of water breakdown induced by focused ultrashort pulses”, IEEE J. Quantum. Electronics,  33, 127 (1997).
[CrossRef]

J. Opt. Soc. Am. A (1)

Nature (1)

V. Garcés-Chávez, D. McGloin, H. Melville, W. Sibbett, and K. Dholakia, “Simultanoeus micromanipulation multiple planes using a self reconstructing light beam”, Nature 419, 145 (2002)
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Opt. Commun. (1)

J. Arlt, V. Garcés-Chávez, W. Sibbett, and K. Dholakia. “Optical micromanipulation using a Bessel light beam”, Opt. Commun. 197, 239 (2001)
[CrossRef]

Opt. Lett (1)

A. Ashkin, J.M. Dziedzic, J.E. Bjorkholm, and S. Chu, “Observation of a single-beam gradient force optical trap for dielectric particles,” Opt. Lett 11, 288–290 (1986)
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Phys. Rev. Lett. (1)

A. Ashkin, “Acceleration and trapping of microscopic particles,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 24, 1570 (1970)

Other (1)

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Figures (5)

Fig. 1.
Fig. 1.

Experimental Bessel beam guiding set up

Fig. 2.
Fig. 2.

Intensity autocorrelation (a) and typical Bessel beam cross-section (b)

Fig. 3.
Fig. 3.

Plot showing guiding velocities of 1µm spheres at 800nm

Fig. 4.
Fig. 4.

Plot of particle convection velocities against wavelength for cw and modelocked regimes.

Fig. 5.
Fig. 5.

Plot of generated relative intensity ln PSH against ln PIN

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