Optical surface vortices and their use in nanoscale manipulation

Babiker, M., Lembessis, V. E. and Andrews, D. L. (2009) Optical surface vortices and their use in nanoscale manipulation. AIP Conference Proceedings, 1147. pp. 38-45. ISSN 1551-7616

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Following a brief overview of the physics underlying the interaction of twisted light with atoms at near-resonance frequencies, the essential ingredients of the interaction of atoms with surface optical vortices are described. It is shown that surface optical vortices can offer an unprecedented potential for the nanoscale manipulation of absorbed atoms congregating at regions of extremum light intensity on the surface.

Item Type: Article
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Science > School of Chemistry
Depositing User: Rachel Smith
Date Deposited: 27 Oct 2010 10:44
Last Modified: 09 Feb 2023 13:34
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/10717
DOI: 10.1063/1.3183461

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