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1 Department of Photonics Engineering, Technical University of Denmark 2 Teraherts Technologies and Biophotonics, Department of Photonics Engineering, Technical University of Denmark 3 Hungarian Academy of Sciences 4 Hungarian Academy of Sciences
We demonstrate the use of microfabricated supporting structures for maneuvering and supporting polystyrene microspheres for use as magnifying lenses in imaging applications. The supporting structure isolates the trapping light from the magnifier, hence avoiding direct radiation to the sample being observed which could be damaging, especially for biological specimens. Using an optical trapping setup, we demonstrate the actuation of a microsphere not held by optical traps, and show the possibility of imaging through such microspheres. © (2013) COPYRIGHT Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE). Downloading of the abstract is permitted for personal use only.
Proceedings of Spie, the International Society for Optical Engineering, 2013, Vol 8637
Optical trapping; Microfabrication; Microscopy
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SPIE Photonics West 2013 : Complex Light and Optical Forces VII