Dynamically adjustable annular laser trapping for sperm chemotaxis study

Bing Shao, Deqiang Song, Sanja Zlatanovic, Sadik C. Esener, Jaclyn Vinson, Elliot L. Botvinick, Michael W. Berns

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution


A diameter-adjustable annular laser trapping system based on axicons was designed for sperm chemotactaxis and fertilizability characterization. Experiment on microspheres testified the feasibility and performance of the system and was consistent with theoretical expectation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationInformation Photonics, IP 2005
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Print)155752789X, 9781557527899
StatePublished - 2005
Externally publishedYes
EventInformation Photonics, IP 2005 - Charlotte, NC, United States
Duration: Jun 6 2005Jun 6 2005

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


OtherInformation Photonics, IP 2005
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityCharlotte, NC

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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