Topic Categories

Optical Trapping Applications (OTA)



Optical Trapping Applications (OTA)

14 - 18 April 2013
Waikoloa Marriott Beach Resort and Spa, Waikoloa Beach, Hawaii, USA

Topic Categories


Optical manipulation fundamentals and technologies
  • Holographic optical tweezers and beam shaping, adapative optics techniques
  • Particle dynamics
  • Optomechanical cooling
  • Cell stretching
  • Mircorheology
  • High force optical tweezers
  • Photophoresis
  • Optical trap modeling and theoretical underpinnings
  • Nanoparticle manipulation
  • Plasmonic manipulation

Optical manipulation applications
  • Single molecule biophysics
  • Cellular mechanics and mechanotransduction
  • Cellular adhesion
  • Environmental sensing and aerosol analysis
  • Laser cellular surgery and photoporation
  • Optofluidics/microfluidics
  • Integration with spectroscopic techniques

Alternative particle manipulation techniques
  • Magnetic tweezers
  • Electrical manipulation: Electrodynamic balance, dielectrophoresis etc
  • Acoustic manipulation and trapping
  • Microfluidic manipulation
  • Optoelectronic Tweezers
  • AFM applied to techniques studied by optical manipulation