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Structuring the local handedness of synthetic chiral light: global chirality versus polarization of chirality

  title={Structuring the local handedness of synthetic chiral light: global chirality versus polarization of chirality},
  author={Laura Rego and David Ayuso},
Synthetic chiral light 1–7 enables ultrafast and highly efficient imaging of molecular chirality. Unlike standard circularly polarized light, the handedness of synthetic chiral light does not rely on the spatial structure of the light field: it is encoded locally, in the chiral trajectory that the tip of the electric-field vector draws in time, at each point in space. Being locally chiral, already within the electric-dipole approximation, synthetic chiral light is a highly efficient chiral photonic… 

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