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Laser Science
San Jose, California United States
October 16-20, 2011
ISBN: 978-1-55752-917-6
Orbital Angular Momentum and Applications III (LThC)

Angular Momentum in Optics and Acoustics: complementary studies

Karen Volke-Sepulveda  »View Author Affiliations


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The angular momentum in wave fields is discussed and analyzed by means of examples in optics and acoustics, showing that complementary studies provide a general and enriching perspective of rotating waves and phase singularities.

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OCIS Codes
(000.1600) General : Classical and quantum physics
(140.7010) Lasers and laser optics : Laser trapping
(050.4865) Diffraction and gratings : Optical vortices

K. Volke-Sepulveda, "Angular Momentum in Optics and Acoustics: complementary studies," in Frontiers in Optics 2011/Laser Science XXVII, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper LThC2.

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