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  • Optical sorting and manipulation of microscopic particles 

    Milne, Graham (University of St Andrews, 2007-06-25) - Thesis
    Over the last few decades, the use of light to control and manipulate microscopic particles has become widespread. These methods are enabling new areas of research to flourish across the physical and biological sciences. This ...
  • The role of the plasmon resonance for enhanced optical forces 

    Ploschner, Martin (University of St Andrews, 2012-11-30) - Thesis
    Optical manipulation of nanoscale objects is studied with particular emphasis on the role of plasmon resonance for enhancement of optical forces. The thesis provides an introduction to plasmon resonance and its role in ...