Optical manipulation of Janus nanoparticles

Ognjen Ilic, Ido Kaminer, Yoav Lahini, Hrvoje Buljan, Marin Soljacic

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution


We explore optical forces and torques acting on Janus nanoparticles in a plane electromagnetic wave. We find rotationally stable points and propose a scheme for all-optical manipulation of orientation and position of Janus nanoparticles.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2015 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9781557529688
StatePublished - Aug 10 2015
Externally publishedYes
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015 - San Jose, United States
Duration: May 10 2015May 15 2015

Publication series

NameConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe - Technical Digest


OtherConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose


  • Gold
  • Nanoparticles
  • Optical polarization
  • Optical scattering
  • Optical sensors
  • Particle beams
  • Torque


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