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Thought experiments that shed light on the nature of optical linear and angular momenta
Author(s): Masud Mansuripur
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Paper Abstract

Invoking tools and techniques from elementary theories of classical electrodynamics and special relativity, we analyze some of the thought experiments that have contributed substantively to the conceptual development and understanding of the linear and angular momenta of light.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 September 2019
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 11083, Optical Trapping and Optical Micromanipulation XVI, 110831Y (9 September 2019); doi: 10.1117/12.2529901
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Masud Mansuripur, College of Optical Sciences, The Univ. of Arizona (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 11083:
Optical Trapping and Optical Micromanipulation XVI
Kishan Dholakia; Gabriel C. Spalding, Editor(s)

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