Optical Injector of Particles for X-ray Diffractive Imaging

Niko Eckerskorn, Richard A. Kirian, Jochen Küpper, Daniel P. DePonte, Wieslaw Krolikowski, Henry N. Chapman, Andrei V. Rode

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


We apply a high aspect-ratio first order Bessel beam, formed by imaging a vortex beam through an axicon, to guide biological macromolecules and viruses to the focus of femtosecond xray free-electron-laser for coherent diffractive imaging.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationOptical Trapping Applications, OTA 2013
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781557529664
StatePublished - Jan 1 2013
Externally publishedYes
EventOptical Trapping Applications, OTA 2013 - Waikoloa Beach, HI, United States
Duration: Apr 14 2013Apr 18 2013

Publication series

NameOptical Trapping Applications, OTA 2013


OtherOptical Trapping Applications, OTA 2013
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityWaikoloa Beach, HI

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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