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Optical trapping and surgery of living yeast cells using a single laser

Ando, Jun; Bautista, Godofredo; Smith, Nicholas; Fujita, Katsumasa; Daria, Vincent Ricardo

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We present optical trapping and surgery of living yeast cells using two operational modes of a single laser. We used a focused laser beam operating in continuous-wave mode for noninvasive optical trapping and manipulation of single yeast cell. We verified that such operational mode of the laser does not cause any destructive effect on yeast cell wall. By changing the operation of the laser to femtosecond-pulsed mode, we show that a tightly focused beam dissects the yeast cell walls via...[Show more]

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Date published: 2008-10-20
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/17012
Source: Review of Scientific Instruments
DOI: 10.1063/1.2999542

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