Art Ashkin and the Origins of Optical Trapping and Particle Manipulation

Matthias D. Koch, Joshua W. Shaevitz

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Abstract

A brief history of optical forces, the invention of optical tweezers, and their application to biological problems.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationMethods in Molecular Biology
PublisherHumana Press Inc.
Pages11-22
Number of pages12
DOIs
StatePublished - 2022

Publication series

NameMethods in Molecular Biology
Volume2478
ISSN (Print)1064-3745
ISSN (Electronic)1940-6029

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Genetics
  • Molecular Biology

Keywords

  • Arthur Ashkin
  • Optical trap
  • Optical tweezers

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