Optical Tweezers Lab

Principal investigators: H. Moysés Nussenzveig (IF), Paulo Américo Maia Neto (IF), Nathan Bessa Viana (IF), Vivaldo Moura Neto (ICB), e Marcos Farina (ICB)

Research: Optical tweezers and cell biology: mechanical properties of cells, tether extraction, and cellular microrheology; Optical tweezers and surface interactions: Casimir force and double layer electrostatic force between microspheres;

Phone number: +55 (21) 3938-6465

Contact: CCS building, bl F., BIomedical research center, Anatomy Department, room F1-028

Homepage: http://sites.if.ufrj.br/lpo/