A New Force for Optical Tweezers

Intra-cavity feedback force will greatly reduce the amount of light used by optical tweezers

New Form of a Laser for Sound

New approach for a phonon laser could lead to breakthroughs in sensing and information processing

Optical Tweezers Combined with X-Rays

Nanoscale ​tractor beams used to hold and manipulate crystals in solution

Levitating Objects with Light

Nanoscale patterning could enable precise manipulation of objects on many scales

New Technique for Optical Tweezers

Optical trapping platform uses hydrodynamic forces to exert nanoscale-precision control over aqueous particles

How to Improve Optical Tweezers

A powerful algorithm for microscopic force reconstruction retrieves the force field acting on a Brownian particle

First Flexible Optical Tweezer

New approach of optical traps for medical diagnostics

Optical Tweezer Assembles Electronic Components

Cost-effective optical manipulation platform suitable for mass production of electronic and light-based devices

Nano Fiber Feels Tiny Forces

Optical fiber is at least ten times more sensitive than the atomic force microscope

Optical Sorting of Nanoparticles by Size

Particles pass through an optical standing wave in a laser cavity