Scientific Results

Holographic microscope for quantitative phase-contrast imaging of particles driven by optical forces in microfluidics

Year: 2011

Authors: Miccio L., Merola F., Finizio A., Paturzo M., Grilli S., Ferraro P.

Autors Affiliation: CNR Istituto Nazionale di Ottica, Unit of Napoli,Via campi Flegrei 34, 80078 Pozzuoli (NA), Italy

Abstract: We demonstrate that particles floating in the microfluidic environment can be driven by optical forces along preferential directions. Meanwhile the particles can be imaged by a digital holographic microscope with the aim to get their quantitative phase-contrast signature.

Conference title: IEEE Photonics Conference (PHO), 2011
Place: Arlington Virginia

KeyWords: Digital holography; Microfluidics;
DOI: 10.1109/PHO.2011.6110825

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