Direct observation of optical trapping of a single quantum dot with an all-silicon nanoantenna
Z Xu, W Song, KB Crozier
Optics InfoBase Conference Papers | Published : 2017
Silicon nanoantennas are used to optically trap individual streptavidin-coated CdSe/ZnS quantum dots (QDs) with minimal thermal effects. Using fluorescence microscopy, we track the position and light emission from optically-trapped QDs as a function of time.