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PHYS 561 - Optical Tweezers - Fall 2013

Essentials

Instructor: Giovanni Volpe - giovanni.volpe@fen.bilkent.edu.tr
Time: Monday 12:20-13:40 & Thursday 12:20-13:40
Room: ARL Meeting Room

Exams and Grading

Take-home Midterm 1: deadline November 30, 2013 (20%)
Take-home Midterm 2: deadline December 31, 2013 (20%)
Presentations: Friday January 3, 2014 (30%)
Project: deadline December 31, 2013 (30%)
Final oral exam: 9:00-12:00, Friday January 3, 2014 (grade multiplier x0.5-1.5)

You will not be admitted to the final exam and will receive an automatic FZ grade if:
* the average of yours Midterm I and Midterm II grades is below 10/20
* you have collected less than 20/30 points on the presentations
* you have not delivered the project on time
* your attendance is below 80%

Course Materials

The following lecture notes will be distributed in class:
* Ray optics (+codes)
* Dipole approximation
* Optical beams
* Electromagnetic theory
* Brownian motion

Furthermore, a list of articles to read will be provided in due course.

Syllabus

The syllabus is still preliminary and will be updated during the course.
Additional material will be added during the course, e.g., slides.

Sep 23 T > Introduction. Meeting with Tomas Cizmar.
Interview with Arthur Ashkin

Sep 30 M > Ray optics I

Oct 3 T > Presentations
Tuna Yazgan : Shaping the future of optical manipulation by K. Dholakia & T. Cizmar
Kalantarifard Fatemeh: Linear momentum increase and negative optical forces at dielectric interface by V. Kajorndejnukul, W. Ding, S. Sukhov, C.-W. Qiu & A. Dogariu
Ateş Simge : Stable optical lift by G. A. Swartzlander Jr, T. J. Peterson, A. B. Artusio-Glimpse & A. D. Raisanen

Oct 7 M > Ray Optics II

Oct 10 T > Preesentations.
Mohammad Panahi : ex. 2.3.4; ex 2.3.5
Ozer Duman : ex. 2.4.1; ex. 2.4.2
Seval Sarıtaş : ex. 2.7.1
Sinan Gündoğdu : ex. 2.8.1

Oct 21 M > Dipole approximation

Oct 24 T > Presentations
Abdullah Muti : ex. 2.6.1
Mohammad Yahyavi : problem 2.2
Yazgan Tuna : ex. 2.3.1; ex. 2.3.2
Fatemeh Kalantarifard : ex. 2.5.1; ex. 2.5.2

Oct 31 M > Presentations
Simge Ateş : problem 2.1
Nurbek Kakenov : problem 2.3
Shahnaz Aas : problem 2.5
Mite Mijalkov: Movies of Geometrical Optics

Nov 4 M > Brownian Motion I
Nov 7 T > Meeting with Antonio Sasso
Raman spectroscopy of optically trapped particles by D. Petrov
Mechanical changes of living oocytes at maturation investigated by multiple particle tracking by G. Pesce, L. Selvaggi, A. Caporali, A. C. De Luca, A. Puppo, G. Rusciano & A. Sasso
Blinking Optical Tweezers for microrheology measurements of weak elasticity complex fluids by G. Pesce, G. Rusciano & A. Sasso

Nov 11 M > Brownian Motion II
Nov 14 T > Optical Beams

Nov 18 M > Presentations
Shahnaz Aas : ex. 3.1.2; ex. 3.6.6; ex. 7.2.5; ex. 7.4.3
Mohammad Yahyavi : ex. 3.1.3; ex. 3.6.7; ex. 7.2.6; ex. 7.4.4

Nov 21 T > Presentations
Fatemeh Kalantarifard : ex. 3.1.1; ex. 3.6.5; ex. 7.2.4; ex. 7.4.2
Yazgan Tuna : ex. 3.2.1; ex. 3.6.8; ex. 7.2.7; ex. 7.4.5
Seval Sarıtaş : ex. 3.6.10; ex. 7.2.9;

Nov 25 M > Electromagnetic theory I
Nov 28 T > Presentations
Simge Ateş : ex. 3.5.1; ex. 7.2.12;
Abdullah Muti : ex. 3.6.2; ex. 7.2.1; ex. 7.3.1;

Dec 2 M > Electromagnetic theory II
Dec 5 T > Presentations
Mite Mijalkov: ex. 3.6.3; ex. 7.2.2; ex. 7.3.2;
Ozer Duman : ex. 3.6.4; ex. 7.2.3; ex. 7.6.1; ex. 7.6.2;
Mohammad Panahi : ex. 3.4.1; ex. 7.1.1; ex. 7.2.11; ex. 7.4.1
Simge Ateş : ex. 7.1.2;
Seval Sarıtaş : ex. 3.3.2; ex. 7.5.1
Nurbek Kakenov : ex. 3.6.1; ex. 7.1.3; ex. 7.2.13;
Sinan Gündoğdu : ex. 3.3.1; ex. 3.6.9; ex. 7.2.8; ex. 7.4.6


Dec 9 M > Electromagnetic theory III
Yazgan Tuna: Tracking process and calibration in optical tweezers
Seval Sarıtaş : Raman spectroscopy of optically trapped particles by D. Petrov
Nurbek Kakenov : Mechanical changes of living oocytes at maturation investigated by multiple particle tracking by G. Pesce, L. Selvaggi, A. Caporali, A. C. De Luca, A. Puppo, G. Rusciano & A. Sasso
Sinan Gündoğdu Blinking Optical Tweezers for microrheology measurements of weak elasticity complex fluids by G. Pesce, G. Rusciano & A. Sasso

Dec 12 T > Presentations
Shahnaz Aas : ex. 4.1.1, ex. 4.4.6, ex. 5.2.3
Simge Ateş : ex.4.1.2, ex. 4.4.7, ex. 5.2.4
Mohammad Yahyavi : ex. 4.1.3, ex. 4.4.9, ex. 5.2.5
Abdullah Muti : ex. 4.1.4, ex. 4.4.10, ex. 5.2.6


Dec 16 M > Brownian motion I
Dec 19 T > Presentations
Fatemeh Kalantarifard : ex. 4.1.5, ex.4.5.3, ex. 5.2.7
Yazgan Tuna : ex. 4.2.2, ex. 4.5.4, ex. 5.2.8
Mite Mijalkov: ex. 4.3.1, ex.4.5.5, ex. 5.2.9
Ozer Duman : ex. 4.4.1, ex. 5.1.1, ex. 5.2.10

Dec 23 M > Brownian motion II
Dec 26 T > Presentations
Mohammad Panahi : ex. 4.4.2, ex.5.1.2, ex. 5.2.14
Seval Sarıtaş : ex.4.4.3, ex. 5.1.3, ex. 5.1.15
Nurbek Kakenov : ex. 4.4.4, ex. 5.1.4, ex. 5.2.17
Sinan Gündoğdu : ex. 4.4.5, ex. 5.2.2, ex.5.2.18


Projects

Fatemeh Kalantarifard : "Optical Self Binding"
Shahnaz Aas : "Diffusion of Ellipsoidal Particles in Optical Tweezers"
Mohammad Yahyavi : "Metamaterial in the Geometrical Optics Approximations"
Yazgan Tuna : "Calibrations of Optical Tweezers"
Sinan Gündoğdu : "Oscillating Filaments in Optical Tweezers"
Seval Sarıtaş : "Bacteria and Colloidal Particle Interaction"
Mohammad Panahi : "Trapping Particles with Plasmons"
Simge Ateş : "Plasmonic Effects on Random Surfaces"
Nurbek Kakenov : "Graphene Plasmonics to Enhance Optical Trapping"
Abdullah Muti : "Detection with Quadrant Photodetectors"
Mite Mijalkov: "Calculation of Optical Forces in the Geometrical Optics Regime"
Ozer Duman : "Thermal Ratchet with an on-off Potential"