Annular laser trap: A tool for high-throughput sperm sorting and analysis

Bing Shao, Linda Z. Shi, Sadik C. Esener, Michael W. Berns

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution


A continuous, size-tunable 3-D annular laser trap based on axicons provides a way to sort sperm base on motility and chemotaxis, and study the effects of laser radiation, optical force and obstacles on sperm motility.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2007
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Print)1557528462, 9781557528469
StatePublished - 2007
Externally publishedYes
EventFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2007 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: Sep 16 2007Sep 16 2007

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


OtherFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2007
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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