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Optical manipulation

Sculpting the object

Nature Photonics volume 5, pages 78 (2011) | Download Citation

Using intricately sculpted light fields to control tiny objects is a well-understood and important technique. Now, the concept of sculpting the object rather than the light field promises to propel light–matter research in an exciting new direction.

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  1. Jesper Glückstad is at DTU Fotonik, Department of Photonics Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, Ørsted Plads 343, DK-2800 Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark.  jesper.gluckstad@fotonik.dtu.dk

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