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Manipulating Twisted Electron Beams

Silenko, Alexander J. (Lanzhou, Inst. Modern Phys.) ; Zhang, Pengming (Beijing, GUCAS) ; Zou, Liping (Beijing, GUCAS)

Published in: Phys.Rev.Lett.
Year: 2017
Vol.: 119    Num./Issue: 24
Page No: 243903
Pages: 5
Year: 2017-12-15 published

Abstract: A theoretical description of twisted (vortex) electrons interacting with electric and magnetic fields is presented, based on Lorentz transformations. The general dynamical equations of motion of a twisted electron with an intrinsic orbital angular momentum in an external field are derived. Methods for the extraction of an electron vortex beam with a given orbital polarization and for the manipulation of such a beam are developed.

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DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.119.243903
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