Am J Phys 2003 Mar;71(3):201-215
Department of Biological Sciences and Department of Applied Physics, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305-5020.
This Resource Letter provides a guide to the literature on optical tweezers, also known as laser-based, gradient-force optical traps. Journal articles and books are cited for the following main topics: general papers on optical tweezers, trapping instrument design, optical detection methods, optical trapping theory, mechanical measurements, single molecule studies, and sections on biological motors, cellular measurements and additional applications of optical tweezers. Read More