Optical angular momentum /

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Imprint:Bristol ; Philadelphia : Institute of Physics Pub., c2003.
Description:xiii, 300 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Subject:Angular momentum.
Angular momentum.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/4892422
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Other authors / contributors:Allen, L. (Leslie), 1935-
Barnett, S. M. (Stephen M.)
Padgett, Miles J.
Notes:Includes bibliographical references.
Table of Contents:
  • 1. Introduction
  • 1.1. The wave motion of a revolving shaft, and a suggestion as to the angular momentum in a beam of circularly polarised light / J. H. Poynting
  • 1.2. Mechanical detection and measurement of the angular momentum of light / R. A. Beth
  • 1.3. Introduction to the atoms and angular momentum of light special issue / L. Allen
  • 2. Spin and Orbital Angular Momentum
  • 2.1. Orbital angular momentum of light and the transformation of Laguerre-Gaussian laser modes / L. Allen, M. W. Beijersbergen, R. J. C. Spreeuw and J. P. Woerdman
  • 2.2. Eigenfunction description of laser beams and orbital angular momentum of light / S. J. van Enk and G. Nienhuis
  • 2.3. Paraxial wave optics and harmonic oscillators / G. Nienhuis and L. Allen
  • 2.4. Matrix formulation for the propagation of light beams with orbital and spin angular momenta / L. Allen, J. Courtial and M. J. Padgett
  • 2.5. Paraxial beams of spinning light / M. V. Berry
  • 2.6. The Poynting vector in Laguerre-Gaussian beams and the interpretation of their angular momentum density / L. Allen and M. J. Padgett
  • 2.7. Intrinsic and extrinsic nature of the orbital angular momentum of a light beam / A. T. O'Neil, I. MacVicar, L. Allen and M. J. Padgett
  • 2.8. Spin and orbital angular momentum of photons / S. J. van Enk and G. Nienhuis
  • 2.9. Orbital angular momentum and nonparaxial light beams / S. M. Barnett and L. Allen
  • 2.10. Optical angular-momentum flux / S. M. Barnett
  • 3. Laboratory Beams Carrying Orbital Angular Momentum
  • 3.1. An experiment to observe the intensity and phase structure of Laguerre-Gaussian laser modes / M. Padgett, J. Arlt, N. Simpson and L. Allen
  • 3.2. Temporal and interference fringe analysis of TEM[subscript 01] laser modes / J. M. Vaughan and D. V. Willets
  • 3.3. Bistability and optical switching of spatial patterns in a laser / C. Tamm and C. O. Weiss
  • 3.4. Optical helices and spiral interference fringes / M. Harris, C. A. Hill and J. M. Vaughan
  • 3.5. Astigmatic laser mode converters and transfer of orbital angular momentum / M. W. Beijersbergen, L. Allen, H. E. L. O. van der Veen and J. P. Woerdman
  • 3.6. Observation of the dynamical inversion of the topological charge of an optical vortex / G. Molina-Terriza, J. Recolons, J. P. Torres, L. Torner and E. M. Wright
  • 3.7. Orbital angular momentum exchange in cylindrical-lens mode converters / M. J. Padgett and L. Allen
  • 3.8. Laser beams with screw dislocations in their wavefronts / V. Yu Bazhenov, M. V. Vasnetsov and M. S. Soskin
  • 3.9. Laser beams with phase singularities / N. R. Heckenberg, R. McDuff, C. P. Smith, H. Rubinsztein-Dunlop and M. J. Wegener
  • 3.10. Topological charge and angular momentum of light beams carrying optical vortices / M. S. Soskin, V. N. Gorshkov, M. V. Vasnetsov, J. T. Malos and N. R. Heckenberg
  • 3.11. Helical-wavefront laser beams produced with a spiral phaseplate / M. W. Beijersbergen, R. P. C. Coerwinkel, M. Kristensen and J. P. Woerdman
  • 3.12. The generation of free-space Laguerre-Gaussian modes at millimetre-wave frequencies by use of a spiral phaseplate / G. A. Turnbull, D. A. Robertson, G. M. Smith, L. Allen and M. J. Padgett
  • 4. Optical Forces and Torques on Particles
  • 4.1. Observation of a single-beam gradient force optical trap for dielectric particles / A. Ashkin, J. M. Dziedzic, J. E. Bjorkholm and S. Chu
  • 4.2. Direct observation of transfer of angular momentum to absorptive particles from a laser beam with a phase singularity / H. He, M. E. J. Friese, N. R. Heckenberg and H. Rubinsztein-Dunlop
  • 4.3. Optical angular-momentum transfer to trapped absorbing particles / M. E. J. Friese, J. Enger, H. Rubinsztein-Dunlop and N. R. Heckenberg
  • 4.4. Mechanical equivalence of spin and orbital angular momentum of light: an optical spanner / N. B. Simpson, K. Dholakia, L. Allen and M. J. Padgett
  • 5. Optical Forces and Torques on Atoms
  • 5.1. Atom dynamics in multiple laguerre-Gaussian beams / L. Allen, M. Babiker, W. K. Lai and V. E. Lembessis
  • 5.2. Selection rules and centre-of-mass motion of ultracold atoms / S. J. van Enk
  • 5.3. Optical pumping of orbital angular momentum of light in cold cesium atoms / J. W. R. Tabosa and D. V. Petrov
  • 6. Rotational Frequency Shifts
  • 6.1. Angular Doppler effect / B. A. Garetz
  • 6.2. Doppler effect induced by rotating lenses / G. Nienhuis
  • 6.3. Poincare-sphere equivalent for light beams containing orbital angular momentum / M. J. Padgett and J. Courtial
  • 6.4. Rotational frequency shift / I. Bialynicki-Birula and Z. Bialynicka-Birula
  • 6.5. Azimuthal Doppler shift in light beams with orbital angular momentum / L. Allen, M. Babiker and W. L. Power
  • 6.6. Rotational frequency shift of a light beam / J. Courtial, D. A. Robertson, K. Dholakia, L. Allen and M. J. Padgett
  • 7. Angular Momentum in Nonlinear Optics
  • 7.1. Second-harmonic generation and the conservation of orbital angular momentum with high-order Laguerre-Gaussian modes / J. Courtial, K. Dholakia, L. Allen and M. J. Padgett
  • 7.2. Optical solitons carrying orbital angular momentum / W. J. Firth and D. V. Skryabin
  • 7.3. Integer and fractional angular momentum borne on self-trapped necklace-ring beams / M. Soljacic and M. Segev
  • 8. Entanglement of Angular Momentum
  • 8.1. Entanglement of the orbital angular momentum states of photons / A. Mair, A. Vaziri, G. Weihs and A. Zeilinger
  • 8.2. Two-photon entanglement of orbital angular momentum states / S. Franke-Arnold, S. M. Barnett, M. J. Padgett and L. Allen
  • 8.3. Measuring the orbital angular momentum of a single photon / J. Leach, M. J. Padgett, S. M. Barnett, S. Franke-Arnold and J. Courtial.