Simultaneous transport of multiple biological cells by VCSEL array optical traps

Richard A. Flynn, Aaron L. Birkbeck, Matthias Gross, Mihrimah Ozkan, Bing Shao, Sadik C. Esener

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

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We demonstrate the use of vertical cavity surface emitting laser arrays (VCSEL arrays) for simultaneous optical trapping, transport and active manipulation of live biological cells and microspheres, with impact on biochip array and assay technologies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationOptics in Computing, OC 2003
PublisherOptica Publishing Group (formerly OSA)
ISBN (Electronic)1557527504
StatePublished - 2003
Externally publishedYes
EventOptics in Computing, OC 2003 - Washington, United States
Duration: Jun 16 2003Jun 20 2003

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


ConferenceOptics in Computing, OC 2003
Country/TerritoryUnited States

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials


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