Role of transverse-momentum currents in the optical Magnus effect in free space

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Luo, Hailu; Wen, Shuangchun; Shu, Weixing; Fan, Dianyuan;
(2010)

We establish a general vector field model to describe the role of transverse-momentum currents in the optical Magnus effect in free space. As an analogy of the mechanical Magnus effect, the circularly polarized wave packet in our model acts as the rotating ball, and its... View more
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