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Optical vault: a reconfigurable bottle beam based on conical refraction of light

Turpin, A; Shvedov, V; Hnatovsky, C; Loiko, Yu V; Mompart, J; Krolikowski, W

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We employ conical refraction of light in a biaxial crystal to create an optical bottle for photophoretic trapping and manipulation of particles in gaseous media. We show that by only varying the polarization state of the input light beam the optical bottle can be opened and closed in order to load and unload particles in a highly controllable manner.

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013-11-04
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/99887
Source: Optics express
DOI: 10.1364/OE.21.026335

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