Does the photon have an elementary magnetostatic flux density?. (I) Plane waves

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Abstract

It has been claimed that a magnetostatic field BΠ is a fundamental property of circularly polarized plane waves. It is shown here that this magnetostatic field can hardly be considered to be fundamental, and it can be defined for any elliptically polarized plane wave.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)362-366
Number of pages5
JournalPhysica B: Physics of Condensed Matter
Volume191
Issue number3-4
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 2 1993

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  • Condensed Matter Physics

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