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By 'Putting a Ring on It,' Microparticles Can Be Captured


July 20, 2010

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To trap and hold tiny microparticles, engineers at Harvard University have "put a ring on it," using a silicon-based circular resonator to confine particles stably for up to several minutes. The advance could one day lead to the ability to direct, deliver and store nanoparticles and biomolecules on all-optical chips.Full Story

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