Title: Interactions of twisted light with chiral molecules: An experimental investigation
Authors: Araoka, Fumito ×
Verbiest, Thierry
Clays, Koen
Persoons, Andre #
Issue Date: May-2005
Publisher: Published by the American Physical Society through the American Institute of Physics
Series Title: Physical Review A, Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics vol:71 issue:5
Article number: 055401
Abstract: We experimentally demonstrate that helical Laguerre-Gaussian light, which carries orbital angular momentum, is not specific in its interaction with chiral matter. Only circular polarization, associated with spin angular momentum, can engage with materials chirality.
ISSN: 1050-2947
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Molecular Imaging and Photonics
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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