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Descriptor English: Optical Tweezers
Descriptor Spanish: Pinzas Ópticas
Descriptor Portuguese: Pinças Ópticas
Descriptor French: Pinces optiques
Entry term(s): Laser Tweezer
Laser Tweezers
Optical Trap
Optical Trapping
Optical Traps
Optical Tweezer
Trap, Optical
Trapping, Optical
Traps, Optical
Tweezer, Laser
Tweezer, Optical
Tweezers, Laser
Tweezers, Optical
Tree number(s): E05.650
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D052898
Scope note: A technique that uses LASERS to trap, image, and manipulate small objects (biomolecules, supramolecular assembles, DENDRIMERS) in three dimensional space. (From Glossary of Biotechnology and Nanobiotechnology Terms, 4th ed.)
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
HI history
SD supply & distribution
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TU therapeutic use
Previous Indexing: Lasers (1987-2006)
Public MeSH Note: 2007
History Note: 2007
Related: Lasers MeSH
DeCS ID: 52446
Unique ID: D052898
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2007/01/01
Date of Entry: 2006/07/05
Revision Date: 2018/06/29
Optical Tweezers - Preferred
Concept UI M0490134
Scope note A technique that uses LASERS to trap, image, and manipulate small objects (biomolecules, supramolecular assembles, DENDRIMERS) in three dimensional space. (From Glossary of Biotechnology and Nanobiotechnology Terms, 4th ed.)
Preferred term Optical Tweezers
Entry term(s) Laser Tweezer
Laser Tweezers
Optical Trap
Optical Trapping
Optical Traps
Optical Tweezer
Trap, Optical
Trapping, Optical
Traps, Optical
Tweezer, Laser
Tweezer, Optical
Tweezers, Laser
Tweezers, Optical



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