Energy, linear momentum, and angular momentum exchange between an electromagnetic wave-packet and a small particle

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Abstract

Invoking Maxwell's classical electrodynamics in conjunction with expressions for the electromagnetic (EM) energy, momentum, force, and torque, we use a few simple examples to demonstrate the nature of linear and angular momentum exchange between a wave-packet and a small spherical particle. The linear and angular momenta of the EM field, when absorbed by the particle, will be seen to elicit different responses from the particle.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationOptical Manipulation Conference
EditorsKeiji Sasaki, Takashige Omatsu, Hajime Ishihara
PublisherSPIE
ISBN (Electronic)9781510619814
DOIs
StatePublished - 2018
EventOptical Manipulation Conference 2018 - Yokohama, Japan
Duration: Apr 25 2018Apr 27 2018

Publication series

NameProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
Volume10712
ISSN (Print)0277-786X
ISSN (Electronic)1996-756X

Other

OtherOptical Manipulation Conference 2018
CountryJapan
CityYokohama
Period4/25/184/27/18

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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    Mansuripur, M. (2018). Energy, linear momentum, and angular momentum exchange between an electromagnetic wave-packet and a small particle. In K. Sasaki, T. Omatsu, & H. Ishihara (Eds.), Optical Manipulation Conference [107121E] (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; Vol. 10712). SPIE. https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2317336