EXAMINATION OF THE PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS AND THE PROPAGATION MODE OF COHERENT RADIATION FOR THE COMPREHENSION OF OPTICAL TRAPPING BASIC MECHANISMS

Ref.No: 68067500
Start date: 08.11.2002
End date: 31.12.2006
Approval date: 02.07.2004
Department: APPLIED MATHEMATICAL & PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Sector: PHYSICS
Financier: ΕΠΕΑΕΚ II, U.P.E.P.TH
Budget: 33.154,00 €
Scientific Responsible: Assist. Prof. LOUKOGIANNAKI
Email: mmakro@central.ntua.gr
Description: OPTICAL TWEEZERS IS A REVOLUTIONARY LASER TOOL TO PRODUCE STABLE THREE-DIMENSIONAL TRAPS SUITABLE FOR MICROMANIPULATION OF BIOLOGICAL SPECIMENS. IT CONSISTS OF A SINGLE STRONGLY FOCUSED LASER BEAM AND IT WORKS BY USING LASER RADIATION PRESSURE FORCES...