Studying the dynamics of colloidal particles with digital holographic microscopy and electromagnetic scattering solutions

J. Fung, R. W. Perry, D. M. Kaz, R. McGorty, V. N. Manoharan


Digital holographic microscopy (DHM) can measure the 3D positions as well as the scattering properties of colloidal particles in a single 2D image. We describe DHM and our analysis of recorded holograms with exact scattering solutions, which permit the measurement of 3D particle positions with ∼10 nm precision and millisecond time resolution, and discuss studies of the Brownian dynamics of clusters of spheres with DHM.


Digital holography; light scattering; colloids

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