Studying aerosols using optical traps

David McGloin*

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingPublished conference contribution


In order to use optical tweezers for studies of airborne particles we must understand the underlying physics. We explore the interaction of aerosols with an optical potential, examining the Brownian and optical forces.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFrontiers in Optics 2008
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781557528612
Publication statusPublished - 2008
EventFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2008 - Rochester, NY, United States
Duration: 19 Oct 200823 Oct 2008


ConferenceFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2008
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityRochester, NY

Bibliographical note

Frontiers in Optics 2008/Laser Science XXIV/Plasmonics and Metamaterials/Optical Fabrication and Testing OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optica Publishing Group, 2008), paper FML3
From the session: Novel Trapping and Micromanipulation Techniques II (FML)


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