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June 1st, 2003

Optical Peristalsis

Abstract:
Part of the digestion process consists of the massaging movement of powerful esophageal muscles urging food particles along the alimentary track. The same sort of "peristalsis" can also be carried out at the nanoscopic level with small objects in the grip of cleverly crafted light pulses. More

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