Canonical separation of angular momentum of light into its orbital and spin parts

@inproceedings{BiaynickiBirula2011CanonicalSO,
  title={Canonical separation of angular momentum of light into its orbital and spin parts},
  author={Iwo Białynicki-Birula and Zofia Białynicka-Birula},
  year={2011}
}
It is shown that the photon picture of the electromagnetic field enables one to determine unambiguously the splitting of the total angular momentum of the electromagnetic field into the orbital part and the spin part. 

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