Classical Physics


Circularly Polarized Plane Wave Has Spin Angular Momentum

Authors: Radi I. Khrapko

Absorption of a circularly polarized light beam is considered as a laser-material interaction. It is shown that the torque acting on the material is twice as much as the standard electrodynamics predicts.

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[v1] 30 Nov 2007

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