Experimental and numerical study of trapping of cells on a waveguide

Balpreet Ahluwalia, Pål Løvhaugen, Peter McCourt, James S. Wilkinson, Thomas R Huser, Olav Gaute Hellesø

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Abstract

Cells are trapped by the evanescent field of a waveguide. Cell culture media and protein sera, in which the cells are submerged, significantly influence the trapping. Optical forces on the cell membrane are found with numerical simulations (FEM).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2011 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe and 12th European Quantum Electronics Conference, CLEO EUROPE/EQEC 2011
DOIs
StatePublished - 2011
Event2011 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe and 12th European Quantum Electronics Conference, CLEO EUROPE/EQEC 2011 - Munich, Germany
Duration: May 22 2011May 26 2011

Other

Other2011 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe and 12th European Quantum Electronics Conference, CLEO EUROPE/EQEC 2011
CountryGermany
CityMunich
Period5/22/115/26/11

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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