Aberration correction in an optical trapping system using a deformable membrane mirror

Caroline Muellenbroich, Niall McAlinden, Amanda Wright

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Abstract

We investigate the capabilities of a deformable mirror at improving lateral trapping force by correcting for aberrations. The optimum mirror shape was determined with a genetic algorithm using bead displacement from equilibrium as a merit factor.
Original languageEnglish
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2011
EventFrontiers in Optics 2011/Laser Science XXVII - San Jose, United States
Duration: 16 Oct 201120 Oct 2011

Conference

ConferenceFrontiers in Optics 2011/Laser Science XXVII
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose
Period16/10/1120/10/11

Keywords

  • aberration correction
  • optical trapping system
  • deformable membrane mirror

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    Muellenbroich, C., McAlinden, N., & Wright, A. (2011). Aberration correction in an optical trapping system using a deformable membrane mirror. Paper presented at Frontiers in Optics 2011/Laser Science XXVII, San Jose, United States. https://doi.org/10.1364/FIO.2011.FTuS5