Expand this Topic clickable element to expand a topic
Skip to content
Optica Publishing Group
  • Journal of Lightwave Technology
  • Vol. 32,
  • Issue 1,
  • pp. 40-45
  • (2014)

White Light Trapping Using Supercontinuum Generation Spectra in a Lead-Silicate Fibre Taper

Not Accessible

Your library or personal account may give you access

Abstract

We experimentally investigate white light optical trapping by generating a supercontinuum in a lead silicate fibre pumped by femtosecond pulses from a Ti:Sapphire laser near the zero-dispersion wavelength of 1030 nm, before confining the light using a microfibre half taper with a final tip diameter of 75 nm. Due to the high intensity gradient at the output, robust optical trapping is possible, as demonstrated for individual yeast cells using an average pumping power of 100 mW.

© 2013 IEEE

PDF Article
More Like This
White light supercontinuum generation in a Y-shaped microstructured tapered fiber pumped at 1064 nm

J. Cascante-Vindas, A. Díez, J. L. Cruz, and M.V. Andrés
Opt. Express 18(14) 14535-14540 (2010)

Supercontinuum generation in tapered fibers

T. A. Birks, W. J. Wadsworth, and P. St. J. Russell
Opt. Lett. 25(19) 1415-1417 (2000)

Supercontinuum generation system for optical coherence tomography based on tapered photonic crystal fibre

G. Humbert, W. J. Wadsworth, S. G. Leon-Saval, J. C. Knight, T. A. Birks, P. St. J. Russell, M. J. Lederer, D. Kopf, K. Wiesauer, E. I. Breuer, and D. Stifter
Opt. Express 14(4) 1596-1603 (2006)

Cited By

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Cited by links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an Optica member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access Optica Member Subscription

Select as filters


Select Topics Cancel
© Copyright 2024 | Optica Publishing Group. All Rights Reserved