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Optical binding in theory
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Paper Abstract

This article presents the usage of coupled dipole method for calculation of optical binding between two dielectric spheres placed in two counter-propagating Gaussian laser beams that do not interfere. The results show that there exist combinations of the refractive indices of the particle and the surrounding medium where two stable distances between spheres exist.

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Date Published: 11 October 2005
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 5958, Lasers and Applications, 59580N (11 October 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.623052
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Vítězslav Karásek, Institute of Scientific Instruments (Czech Republic)
Pavel Zemánek, Institute of Scientific Instruments (Czech Republic)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5958:
Lasers and Applications
Krzysztof M. Abramski; Antonio Lapucci; Edward F. Plinski, Editor(s)

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