Particle sorting by optical pattern of line shapes

Sheng Yang Tseng*, Sien Chi, Long Hsu

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In this paper, we propose an optical method for sorting micro-particles with holographic optical tweezers. By projecting an optical pattern onto the sample plane of a microscope via its objective, we can separate the sample particles of different sizes flowing to different directions.

Original languageEnglish
Article number93
Pages (from-to)687-694
Number of pages8
JournalProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
StatePublished - 1 Dec 2004
EventOptical Trapping and Optical Micromanipulation - Denver, CO, United States
Duration: 2 Aug 20046 Aug 2004


  • Holographic optical tweezers
  • Optical tweezers
  • Sorting

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