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This website introduces the concept of an optical tweezer, a laser trap used to manipulate objects as small as single molecules.  This site lists several applications of optical tweezers and explains their application in molecular biology.  Diagrams and links provide further information.
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Keywords:
laser trapping, levitation, optical tweezers, physics research, tiny fingers
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Metadata instance created July 17, 2007 by Andrew Coughlin
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(American Physical Society, College Park, 2007), WWW Document, (https://www.physicscentral.com/explore/action/tweezers.cfm).
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Physics in Action: Optical Tweezers, (American Physical Society, College Park, 2007), <https://www.physicscentral.com/explore/action/tweezers.cfm>.
APA Format
Physics in Action: Optical Tweezers. (2007, July 16). Retrieved March 4, 2021, from American Physical Society: https://www.physicscentral.com/explore/action/tweezers.cfm
Chicago Format
American Physical Society. Physics in Action: Optical Tweezers. College Park: American Physical Society, July 16, 2007. https://www.physicscentral.com/explore/action/tweezers.cfm (accessed 4 March 2021).
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Physics in Action: Optical Tweezers. College Park: American Physical Society, 2007. 16 July 2007. 4 Mar. 2021 <https://www.physicscentral.com/explore/action/tweezers.cfm>.
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