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Optical tweezers

  1. Mar 22, 2016 #1
    I am currently working on project for trapping RBC's using optical tweezers but i think i am making a mistake in preparing the sample. Can anyone provide an appropriate sample preparing method ?
     
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  3. Mar 22, 2016 #2

    berkeman

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    I did a Google search on optical tweezers for trapping red blood cells, and got lots of good hits. This was the first article on the list:

    http://www.nature.com/ncomms/journal/v4/n4/full/ncomms2786.html

    Maybe try doing that search, to see if you find what you need. :smile:
     
  4. Mar 22, 2016 #3

    Andy Resnick

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    Does your trap work on microspheres? Do you have a dilute suspension of RBCs?
     
  5. Mar 29, 2016 #4
    yes sir i do have worked on microspheres and i do have diluted blood with 1/2ml PBS, 1/2ml distilled DI water and a drop of blood. also the RBCs are not flipping .
    i have tried changing the power supplied
     
  6. Mar 29, 2016 #5
    okay sir thank you.
     
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