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Optical Tweezers
technical implementer: Laboratory Physicist Dean Hudek
edited by Laboratory Physicist Dean Hudek
Learn about the principles behind the optical tweezers or optical trapping experiment. Become familiar with the use of standard optics including optical alignment, and collection of data through the use of a camera-computer system. Examine the forces on a bead trapped by a laser.
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Modern Physics
- Atomic Physics
- Modern Optics
= Lasers
= Physical Optics
- Upper Undergraduate
- Graduate/Professional
- Instructional Material
= Instructor Guide/Manual
= Laboratory
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Eye Protection Must be Worn   Laser Beam  

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© 2010 Brown University
Record Creator:
Metadata instance created August 3, 2011 by Dean Hudek
Record Updated:
January 18, 2012 by Ramon Torres-Isea
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November 1, 2010
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