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Members

Dr Phil Jones

Dr Zhirong Liu

Dr Piotr Wasylczyk

Chris Richards

Tom Smart

Nick Tidy

Natalia Tokarova

Ines Hidalgo Manzanera



Collaborators

Onofrio Marago; NanoSoft Lab, IPCF-CNR, Messina, Sicily

Giovanni Volpe; Soft Matter Lab, Gothenburg University, Sweden

Burcin Unlu; Medical Physics Group, Bogazici University, Istanbul

Eleanor Stride; Biomedical Ultrasonics & Biotherapy Lab, Oxford University

Ferruccio Renzoni; Department of Physics & Astronomy, UCL

NOIs Collaboration; UC Cork, TU Wien, U Innsbruck & Institute of Spectroscopy, Moscow

UCL Ultra-High Resolution Microscopy Collaboration; Jonathan Ashmore, Angus Bain & Guy Moss

Jixiong Pu; Huaqiao University

An experimental research group, based in the Biological Physics (BioP) section of the Department of Physics and Astronomy, UCL.

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The UCL Optical Tweezers Group, autumn 2013
(L-R) Chris F, Tom, Chris R, Alessandro

OPTICAL TWEEZERS: PRINCIPLES & APPLICATIONS
P H Jones, O M Marago & G Volpe

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"...it is quite simply excellent..."
"...exemplary..."

Visit the book website at
opticaltweezers.org
for supplementary material

Available from CUP or Amazon from 03 Dec 2015


Diego Baresch is visiting Tue 21 Feb, and giving a seminar on Single-beam acoustical tweezers

Piotr is giving a seminar on Soft, light-driven bioinspired robots at micrometer and millimetre scales; 10am, Tue 14 Feb 17

PhD project Nanomechanical characterisation of soft materials available for 2016 applicants to the CDT in Advanced Characterisation of Materials

PhD studentship available in UCL Biological Physics Group.  Contact Phil if you are interested in a project in the Optical Tweezers

Our paper Fractal conical lens optical tweezers has been published as IEEE Photonics Journal 9 6500111 (2017)

Special seminar by Dr Barbara Fazio (IPCF-CNR): A Black Forest of Silicon Nanowires

Our paper Radiation forces acting upon a Rayleigh particle by highly focused alternate radially- and azimuthally-polarized beams modulated by a Devil's Lens has been published as JOSA A 33 2501-2509 (2016)

Chris (F) has been awarded his PhD.  Congratulations Dr Fury!

PHAS2901 "press conference" on our Scientific Reports paper on red blood cell stretching, Tue 01 Nov 16

Lecture slides for CoMPLEx ITPL/Nanotechnology MSc lecture on Optical Tweezers Mon 31 Oct 16 available here

Our paper 'Optically bound colloidal lattices in evanescent optical fields' published as Optics Letters 41 4935 (2016)

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