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Finer optical tweezers

The use of nanostructured gold substrates is now allowing optical tweezers to exploit plasmonics and confine nanoparticles to ever smaller dimensions.

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Figure 1: Plasmonic nanotweezers.

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Reece, P. Finer optical tweezers. Nature Photon 2, 333–334 (2008). https://doi.org/10.1038/nphoton.2008.88

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