The 2nd Optical Manipulation Conference covers the optical manipulation technology in the following topical fields;

A. Structured optical fields

Beam shaping, Polarization control, Pulse shaping, Frequency extension, Ultrafast laser technologies

B. Optical trapping & manipulation

Optical tweezer, Holographic optical manipulation, Plasmon trapping, Multi-photon trapping, Atom trapping & cooling

C. Advanced devices & instruments

Spatial light modulator, Adaptive optics, Near-field optical devices

D. Applications

Structured material processing, Single molecule trapping, Bio-photonics, Metamaterials with a twist, Quantum communications, Selective control of chemical reaction

E. Novel approach

Novel interaction between optical fields and materials on nano-scale, Novel regimes of spin-orbit interaction, Quantum control of molecular dynamics etc.