Local transfer of optical angular momentum to matter

R Zambrini, S M Barnett

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Abstract

We resolve a paradoxical difference between the local density of optical angular momentum and the associated torque exerted on a trapped particle.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1045-1052
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Modern Optics
Volume52
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 20 May 2005

Keywords

  • light
  • particles
  • modes

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