Orbital angular momentum transfer from a perfect vortex beam

Minghou Chen, Y. Arita, M. Mazilu, K. Dholakia

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Abstract

We trap and rotate particles using a perfect vortex beam with integer or fractional topological charges. A linear relationship is observed between the rotation speed and orbital angular momentum content of the beam.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFrontiers in Optics, FIO 2013
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)9781557529879
Publication statusPublished - 2013 Jan 1
EventFrontiers in Optics, FIO 2013 - Orlando, FL, United States
Duration: 2013 Oct 62013 Oct 10

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherFrontiers in Optics, FIO 2013
CountryUnited States
CityOrlando, FL
Period13/10/613/10/10

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Momentum transfer
Angular momentum
momentum transfer
Vortex flow
angular momentum
vortices
orbitals
integers
traps

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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Chen, M., Arita, Y., Mazilu, M., & Dholakia, K. (2013). Orbital angular momentum transfer from a perfect vortex beam. In Frontiers in Optics, FIO 2013 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers). Optical Society of America.
Chen, Minghou ; Arita, Y. ; Mazilu, M. ; Dholakia, K. / Orbital angular momentum transfer from a perfect vortex beam. Frontiers in Optics, FIO 2013. Optical Society of America, 2013. (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers).
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Chen, M, Arita, Y, Mazilu, M & Dholakia, K 2013, Orbital angular momentum transfer from a perfect vortex beam. in Frontiers in Optics, FIO 2013. Optics InfoBase Conference Papers, Optical Society of America, Frontiers in Optics, FIO 2013, Orlando, FL, United States, 13/10/6.

Orbital angular momentum transfer from a perfect vortex beam. / Chen, Minghou; Arita, Y.; Mazilu, M.; Dholakia, K.

Frontiers in Optics, FIO 2013. Optical Society of America, 2013. (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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