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Optical trapping and control of a dielectric nanowire by a nanoaperture

Journal article
Authors Mehdi Shafiei Aporvari
Fardin Kheirandish
Giovanni Volpe
Published in Optics Letters
Volume 40
Pages 4807-4810
ISSN 01469592
Publication year 2015
Published at
Pages 4807-4810
Language en
Subject categories Physical Sciences


© 2015 Optical Society of America. We demonstrate that a single sub-wavelength nanoaperture in a metallic thin film can be used to achieve dynamic optical trapping and control of a single dielectric nanowire. A nanoaperture can trap a nanowire, control its orientation when illuminated by a linearly polarized incident field, and rotate the nanowire when illuminated by a circularly polarized incident field. Compared to other designs, this approach has the advantage of a low-power driving field entailing low heating and photodamage.

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