We show that tailoring the topology of the phase space of the light-particle interaction is a powerful approach to manipulate particle dynamics. In this manner, we find that optically asymmetric (Janus) particles can become stable nanoscale motors in a light field with zero angular momentum.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||2017 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2017 - Proceedings|
|Publisher||Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.|
|Number of pages||2|
|State||Published - Oct 25 2017|
|Event||2017 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2017 - San Jose, United States|
Duration: May 14 2017 → May 19 2017
|Name||2017 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2017 - Proceedings|
|Other||2017 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2017|
|Period||5/14/17 → 5/19/17|
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