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Frontiers in Optics
Rochester, New York United States
October 14-18, 2012
ISBN: 978-1-55752-956-5
Poster Session II (FW3A)

Surface Spin Angular Momentum for LIght Beams

Marco Ornigotti and Andrea Aiello  »View Author Affiliations


http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/FIO.2012.FW3A.5


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Abstract

The appearance of a surface term in the expression of the spin angular momentum for light beams is proven by direct calculation from Maxwell's equation via the angular spectrum representation. Two examples are given.

© 2012 OSA

OCIS Codes
(260.2110) Physical optics : Electromagnetic optics
(350.7420) Other areas of optics : Waves

Citation
M. Ornigotti and A. Aiello, "Surface Spin Angular Momentum for LIght Beams," in Frontiers in Optics 2012/Laser Science XXVIII, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper FW3A.5.
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=FiO-2012-FW3A.5


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