Electron Vortex Beams

  1. K.Y. Bliokh, Y.P. Bliokh, S. Savel'ev, F. Nori
    Semiclassical dynamics of electron wave packet states with phase vortices
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 99, 190404 (2007). [PDF][Link][arXiv]
    Featured in RIKEN Research News, Quantum corkscrews from twisting electron waves. (local PDF).

  2. K.Y. Bliokh, M.R. Dennis, F. Nori
    Relativistic electron vortex beams: Angular momentum and spin-orbit interaction
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 107, 174802 (2011). [PDF][Link][arXiv]
    Featured in RIKEN Research, Emerging from the vortex, (local PDF).

  3. K.Y. Bliokh, F. Nori
    Spatiotemporal vortex beams and angular momentum
    Phys. Rev. A 86, 033824 (2012). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

  4. K.Y. Bliokh, P. Schattschneider, J. Verbeeck, F. Nori
    Electron vortex beams in a magnetic field: a new twist on Landau levels and Aharonov-Bohm states
    Phys. Rev. X 2, 041011 (2012). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

  5. G. Guzzinati, P. Schattschneider, K.Y. Bliokh, F. Nori, J. Verbeeck
    Observation of the Larmor and Gouy rotations with electron vortex beams
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 093601 (2013). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

  6. P. Schattschneider, Th. Schachinger, M. Stoger-Pollach, S. Loffler, A. Steiger-Thirsfeld, K. Y. Bliokh, F. Nori
    Imaging the dynamics of free-electron Landau states
    Nature Communications 5, 4586 (2014). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

  7. K.Y. Bliokh, I.P. Ivanov, G. Guzzinati, L. Clark, R.V. Boxem, A. Béché, R. Juchtmans, M.A. Alonso, P. Schattschneider, F. Nori, J. Verbeeck
    Theory and applications of free-electron vortex states
    Physics Reports 690, pp. 1-70 (2017). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

  8. K.Y. Bliokh, M.R. Dennis, F. Nori
    Position, spin, and orbital angular momentum of a relativistic electron
    Phys. Rev. A 96, 023622 (2017). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

  9. K.Y. Bliokh, E. Karimi, M.J. Padgett, et al.
    Roadmap on structured waves
    Journal of Optics, in press (2023). [arXiv]

Additional work on Electron Beams:

  • Y.P. Bliokh, S. Savel'ev, F. Nori
    Electron beam instability in left-handed media
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 244803 (2008). [PDF][Link][arXiv]