Optical micromanipulation of freestanding microstructures with embedded waveguides

Darwin Palima (Invited author), Andrew Rafael Bañas (Invited author), Gaszton Vizsnyiczai (Invited author), Lóránd Kelemen (Invited author), Thomas Aabo (Invited author), Pál Ormos (Invited author), Jesper Glückstad (Invited author)

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Optically micromanipulated waveguides can be arbitrarily positioned and oriented for targeted light delivery. At the same time, controlled light deflection in designed waveguides can be exploited to exert optical forces for new optical micromanipulation modalities.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOptics in the Life Sciences Congress Technical Digest
Number of pages1
PublisherOptical Society of America
Publication date2013
Publication statusPublished - 2013
EventOptical Trapping Applications (OTA 2013) - Waikoloa Beach, Hawaii, United States
Duration: 14 Apr 201318 Apr 2013


ConferenceOptical Trapping Applications (OTA 2013)
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityWaikoloa Beach, Hawaii
Internet address

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INVITED paper.

This paper was published in Optics in the Life Sciences Congress Technical Digest and is made available as an electronic reprint with the permission of OSA. The paper can be found at the following URL on the OSA website: http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=OTA-2013-TM4D.6. Systematic or multiple reproduction or distribution to multiple locations via electronic or other means is prohibited and is subject to penalties under law.


  • Microstructure fabrication
  • Waveguides
  • Optical tweezers or optical manipulation


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