Allen, L., Courtial, J., and Padgett, M. (1999) Matrix formulation for the propagation of light beams with orbital and spin angular momenta. Physical Review E, 60 (6). 7497 -7503. ISSN 1063-651X (doi:10.1103/PhysRevE.60.7497)
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Publisher's URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.60.7497
Jones matrices describe the polarization, or spin angular momentum, of a light beam as it passes through an optical system. We devise an equivalent of the Jones matrix formulation for light possessing orbital angular momentum. The matrices are then developed to account for light that has both spin and orbital angular momentum. [S1063-651X(99)07412-7].
|Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:||Padgett, Prof Miles|
|Authors:||Allen, L., Courtial, J., and Padgett, M.|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QC Physics|
|College/School:||College of Science and Engineering > School of Physics and Astronomy|
|Journal Name:||Physical Review E|