Peculiarities of control of erythrocytes moving in an evanescent field

Oleg Angelsky*, Peter Maksymyak, Claudia Zenkova, Andrew Maksymyak, Steen Grüner Hanson, Dimitrov Ivanskyi

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    Abstract

    An investigation of the influence of an evanescent wave on the dynamics of motion of erythrocytes in blood plasma is presented. Computer simulation of erythrocytes moving in an evanescent field and experimental demonstration of the forecasted motion substantiate the possibility for control of position of red blood cells in a solution. The range of velocities of transversal motion of erythrocytes due to the action of the optical force of the generated evanescent field is determined as a function of the angle of illumination of a cell by a linearly polarized wave with the azimuth of polarization 45 deg.
    Original languageEnglish
    Article number055002
    JournalJournal of Biomedical Optics
    Volume24
    Issue number5
    Number of pages9
    ISSN1083-3668
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2019

    Keywords

    • Erythrocytes
    • Evanescent wave
    • Spin momentum

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