Accounting for Brownian forces in nano-particle sorting

Tuck Wah Ng, Adrian Neild, Winston Ming Shen Yii, Pascal Heeraman

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Optical methods offer little handling damage in nano-particle sorting; which is useful in nanoscale lithography. We describe some strategies that make use of or overcome Brownian forces in order to achieve effective sorting and discuss the usefulness of tracking to evaluate sorting effectiveness.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Pacific Rim (CLEO/PR 2009)
Subtitle of host publicationShanghai, China, 30 August – 3 September 2009
PublisherIEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Number of pages2
ISBN (Print)9781424438303, 9781424438297
Publication statusPublished - 2009
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Pacific Rim 2009 - Shanghai, China
Duration: 30 Aug 20093 Sept 2009
Conference number: 8th (Proceedings)


ConferenceConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Pacific Rim 2009
Abbreviated titleCLEO-PR 2009
OtherCLEO/Pacific Rim 2009 - 8th Pacific Rim Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics
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  • Brownian
  • Optical sorting

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