Optical Trapping/Tweezers

Optical trapping/tweezers allow one to manipulate small microscopic particles using a highly focused laser beam that provides attractive or repulsive forces by changing the refractive index mismatch between a dielectric particle and the host medium. 

Single frequency lasers for this application require high-power, high beam quality, and low noise. 

IPS lasers provide a low-cost alternative to diode pumped solid stat lasers for this application.

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