Abstract

We demonstrate that micron-sized light-absorbing particles can be trapped and transported photophoretically in air using an optical bottle formed inside the focal volume of a lens with a controlled amount of spherical aberration. This optical fiber-based single beam trap can be used in numerous applications where true 3D manipulation and delivery of airborne micro-objects is required.

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[CrossRef] [PubMed]

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[CrossRef] [PubMed]

2010 (5)

C. Y. Soong, W. K. Li, C. H. Liu, and P. Y. Tzeng, “Theoretical analysis for photophoresis of a microscale hydrophobic particle in liquids,” Opt. Express,  18, 2168–2182 (2010).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

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[CrossRef] [PubMed]

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[CrossRef]

V. G. Shvedov, A. V. Rode, Y.V. Izdebskaya, A.S. Desyatnikov, W. Krolikowski, and Yu.S. Kivshar, “Giant optical manipulation,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 105, 118103 (2010).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

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

2009 (2)

2008 (1)

K. Dholakia, P. Reece, and M. Gu, “Optical micromanipulation,” Chem. Soc. Rev. 37, 42–55 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

2006 (1)

2003 (1)

D. G. Grier, “A revolution in optical manipulation,” Nature 424, 21–27 (2003).
[CrossRef]

2002 (1)

2000 (1)

1997 (1)

A. Ashkin, “Optical trapping and manipulation of neutral particles using lasers,” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 94, 4853–4860 (1997).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

1995 (1)

P. Törok, P. Varga, and G. R. Booker, “Electromagnetic diffraction of light focused through a planar interface between materials of mismatched refractive indices: structure of the electromagnetic field. I,” J. Opt. Soc Am. A 12, 2136–2144 (1995).
[CrossRef]

1982 (1)

M. Lewittes, S. Arnold, and G. Oster, “Radiometric levitation of micron sized spheres,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 40, 455–457 (1982).
[CrossRef]

1959 (1)

B. Richards and E. Wolf, “Electromagnetic diffraction in optical systems. II. Structure of the image field in an aplanatic system,” Proc. R. Soc. London, Ser. A 253, 358–379 (1959).
[CrossRef]

1917 (1)

F. Ehrenhaft, “On the physics of millionths of centimeters,” Z. Phys. 18, 352–368 (1917).

Agrawal, G. E.

G. E. Agrawal, Fiber-Optic Communication Systems3rd ed. (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2002).

Arlt, J.

Arnold, S.

M. Lewittes, S. Arnold, and G. Oster, “Radiometric levitation of micron sized spheres,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 40, 455–457 (1982).
[CrossRef]

Ashkin, A.

A. Ashkin, “Optical trapping and manipulation of neutral particles using lasers,” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 94, 4853–4860 (1997).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Booker, G. R.

P. Törok, P. Varga, and G. R. Booker, “Electromagnetic diffraction of light focused through a planar interface between materials of mismatched refractive indices: structure of the electromagnetic field. I,” J. Opt. Soc Am. A 12, 2136–2144 (1995).
[CrossRef]

Born, M.

M. Born and E. Wolf, Principles of Optics6th ed. (Pergamon Press, 1980).

Chen, Z.

Christodoulides, D. N.

Cizmar, T.

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

Davis, E. J.

E. J. Davis and G. Schweiger, The Airborne Microparticle: Its Physics, Chemistry, Optics, and Transport Phenomena (Springer, 2002), pp. 780–785.

Desyatnikov, A.

Desyatnikov, A. S.

Desyatnikov, A.S.

V. G. Shvedov, A. V. Rode, Y.V. Izdebskaya, A.S. Desyatnikov, W. Krolikowski, and Yu.S. Kivshar, “Giant optical manipulation,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 105, 118103 (2010).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Dholakia, K.

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

K. Dholakia, P. Reece, and M. Gu, “Optical micromanipulation,” Chem. Soc. Rev. 37, 42–55 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Ehrenhaft, F.

F. Ehrenhaft, “On the physics of millionths of centimeters,” Z. Phys. 18, 352–368 (1917).

Gardel, E.

Grier, D.

Grier, D. G.

D. G. Grier, “A revolution in optical manipulation,” Nature 424, 21–27 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Gu, M.

K. Dholakia, P. Reece, and M. Gu, “Optical micromanipulation,” Chem. Soc. Rev. 37, 42–55 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Hernandez, D.

Huang, S.

Huisken, J.

Izdebskaya, Y.

Izdebskaya, Y.V.

V. G. Shvedov, A. V. Rode, Y.V. Izdebskaya, A.S. Desyatnikov, W. Krolikowski, and Yu.S. Kivshar, “Giant optical manipulation,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 105, 118103 (2010).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Kivshar, Yu. S.

Kivshar, Yu.S.

Krolikowski, W.

Lei, H.

H. Lei, Y. Zhang, X. Li, and B. Li,“ Photophoretic assembly and migration of dielectric articles and Escherichia coli in liquids using a subwavelength diameter optical fiber,” Lab Chip 11, 2241–2246 (2011).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Lewittes, M.

M. Lewittes, S. Arnold, and G. Oster, “Radiometric levitation of micron sized spheres,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 40, 455–457 (1982).
[CrossRef]

Li, B.

H. Lei, Y. Zhang, X. Li, and B. Li,“ Photophoretic assembly and migration of dielectric articles and Escherichia coli in liquids using a subwavelength diameter optical fiber,” Lab Chip 11, 2241–2246 (2011).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Li, W. K.

Li, X.

H. Lei, Y. Zhang, X. Li, and B. Li,“ Photophoretic assembly and migration of dielectric articles and Escherichia coli in liquids using a subwavelength diameter optical fiber,” Lab Chip 11, 2241–2246 (2011).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Liu, C. H.

Mahajan, V. N.

V. N. Mahajan, Aberration Theory Made Simple (SPIE, 1991).

Mazilu, M.

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

McGloin, D.

D. McGloin and J. P. Reid, “Forty years of optical manipulation,” Opt. Photonics News 21, 20–26 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Oster, G.

M. Lewittes, S. Arnold, and G. Oster, “Radiometric levitation of micron sized spheres,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 40, 455–457 (1982).
[CrossRef]

Padgett, M. J.

Prakash, J.

Reece, P.

K. Dholakia, P. Reece, and M. Gu, “Optical micromanipulation,” Chem. Soc. Rev. 37, 42–55 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Reid, J. P.

D. McGloin and J. P. Reid, “Forty years of optical manipulation,” Opt. Photonics News 21, 20–26 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Richards, B.

B. Richards and E. Wolf, “Electromagnetic diffraction in optical systems. II. Structure of the image field in an aplanatic system,” Proc. R. Soc. London, Ser. A 253, 358–379 (1959).
[CrossRef]

Rode, A.

Rode, A. V.

Roichman, Y.

Salazar, M.

Schweiger, G.

E. J. Davis and G. Schweiger, The Airborne Microparticle: Its Physics, Chemistry, Optics, and Transport Phenomena (Springer, 2002), pp. 780–785.

Shvedov, V.

Shvedov, V. G.

Soong, C. Y.

Stelzer, E. H. K.

Törok, P.

P. Törok, P. Varga, and G. R. Booker, “Electromagnetic diffraction of light focused through a planar interface between materials of mismatched refractive indices: structure of the electromagnetic field. I,” J. Opt. Soc Am. A 12, 2136–2144 (1995).
[CrossRef]

Tzeng, P. Y.

Varga, P.

P. Törok, P. Varga, and G. R. Booker, “Electromagnetic diffraction of light focused through a planar interface between materials of mismatched refractive indices: structure of the electromagnetic field. I,” J. Opt. Soc Am. A 12, 2136–2144 (1995).
[CrossRef]

Waldron, A.

Wolf, E.

B. Richards and E. Wolf, “Electromagnetic diffraction in optical systems. II. Structure of the image field in an aplanatic system,” Proc. R. Soc. London, Ser. A 253, 358–379 (1959).
[CrossRef]

M. Born and E. Wolf, Principles of Optics6th ed. (Pergamon Press, 1980).

Zhang, P.

Zhang, Y.

H. Lei, Y. Zhang, X. Li, and B. Li,“ Photophoretic assembly and migration of dielectric articles and Escherichia coli in liquids using a subwavelength diameter optical fiber,” Lab Chip 11, 2241–2246 (2011).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Zhang, Z.

Appl. Opt. (1)

Appl. Phys. Lett. (1)

M. Lewittes, S. Arnold, and G. Oster, “Radiometric levitation of micron sized spheres,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 40, 455–457 (1982).
[CrossRef]

Chem. Soc. Rev. (1)

K. Dholakia, P. Reece, and M. Gu, “Optical micromanipulation,” Chem. Soc. Rev. 37, 42–55 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

J. Opt. Soc Am. A (1)

P. Törok, P. Varga, and G. R. Booker, “Electromagnetic diffraction of light focused through a planar interface between materials of mismatched refractive indices: structure of the electromagnetic field. I,” J. Opt. Soc Am. A 12, 2136–2144 (1995).
[CrossRef]

Lab Chip (1)

H. Lei, Y. Zhang, X. Li, and B. Li,“ Photophoretic assembly and migration of dielectric articles and Escherichia coli in liquids using a subwavelength diameter optical fiber,” Lab Chip 11, 2241–2246 (2011).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Nat. Photonics (1)

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

Nature (1)

D. G. Grier, “A revolution in optical manipulation,” Nature 424, 21–27 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Express (4)

Opt. Lett. (3)

Opt. Photonics News (1)

D. McGloin and J. P. Reid, “Forty years of optical manipulation,” Opt. Photonics News 21, 20–26 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Phys. Rev. Lett. (1)

V. G. Shvedov, A. V. Rode, Y.V. Izdebskaya, A.S. Desyatnikov, W. Krolikowski, and Yu.S. Kivshar, “Giant optical manipulation,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 105, 118103 (2010).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. (1)

A. Ashkin, “Optical trapping and manipulation of neutral particles using lasers,” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 94, 4853–4860 (1997).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Proc. R. Soc. London, Ser. A (1)

B. Richards and E. Wolf, “Electromagnetic diffraction in optical systems. II. Structure of the image field in an aplanatic system,” Proc. R. Soc. London, Ser. A 253, 358–379 (1959).
[CrossRef]

Z. Phys. (1)

F. Ehrenhaft, “On the physics of millionths of centimeters,” Z. Phys. 18, 352–368 (1917).

Other (4)

E. J. Davis and G. Schweiger, The Airborne Microparticle: Its Physics, Chemistry, Optics, and Transport Phenomena (Springer, 2002), pp. 780–785.

G. E. Agrawal, Fiber-Optic Communication Systems3rd ed. (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2002).

V. N. Mahajan, Aberration Theory Made Simple (SPIE, 1991).

M. Born and E. Wolf, Principles of Optics6th ed. (Pergamon Press, 1980).

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