TweezPal – Optical tweezers analysis and calibration software

Published: 01-01-2010| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/6zz3h293nf.1
Natan Osterman


Abstract Optical tweezers, a powerful tool for optical trapping, micromanipulation and force transduction, have in recent years become a standard technique commonly used in many research laboratories and university courses. Knowledge about the optical force acting on a trapped object can be gained only after a calibration procedure which has to be performed (by an expert) for each type of trapped objects. In this paper we present TweezPal, a user-friendly, standalone Windows software tool for optical ... Title of program: TweezPal Catalogue Id: AEGR_v1_0 Nature of problem Quick, robust and user-friendly calibration and analysis of optical tweezers. The optical trap is calibrated from the trajectory of a trapped particle undergoing Brownian motion in a stationary optical trap (input data) using two methods. Versions of this program held in the CPC repository in Mendeley Data AEGR_v1_0; TweezPal; 10.1016/j.cpc.2010.07.024 This program has been imported from the CPC Program Library held at Queen's University Belfast (1969-2018)