Optical tweezers Current Affairs, GK & News
American scientist Arthur Ashkin, French engineer Gerard Mourou and Canadian professor Donna Strickland have been awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for their work in the field of laser physics. Dr. Ashkin has been awarded the Prize “for the optical tweezers and their application to biological systems. Dr. Mourou and Dr. Strickland have been awarded ..
Topics: Arthur Ashkin • Donna Strickland • Gérard Mourou • Laser science • Maria Goeppert Mayer • Nobel laureates in Physics • Nobel Prize in Physics • Optical tweezers • Optics • Physicists • Physics • Tweezers
An Indian-origin scientist and his colleagues at Iowa State University and Ames Laboratory in the US have developed a new technology called “Standing Wave Axial Nanometry (SWAN)” that can precisely measure single biological molecules. It is a mix of Optical and Atomic forces technologies. It can measure height and give complete 3 D structure of ..
Topics: Academic disciplines • Ames • Ames Laboratory • Iowa State University • Natural sciences • Optical tweezers • Physical sciences • Scanning probe microscopy • Story County, Iowa • United States Department of Energy national laboratories