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.
LanguageEnglish
Pages1045-1052
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Modern Optics
Volume52
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 20 May 2005

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Keywords

  • light
  • particles
  • modes

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Zambrini, R ; Barnett, S M . / Local transfer of optical angular momentum to matter. In: Journal of Modern Optics. 2005 ; Vol. 52, No. 8. pp. 1045-1052.
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In: Journal of Modern Optics, Vol. 52, No. 8, 20.05.2005, p. 1045-1052.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

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