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How to convert orbital momentum into spin momentum?

  1. Jan 13, 2016 #1
    orbital movement occupy more space than spin movement.
    If an object are running in both orbit and spin, how to stop orbit and transfer orbit energy to spin energy?
    Of course the total angular momentum conserves.
    I know new optical technology can convert spin energy into orbital energy, but it seems nobody study the reverse conversion.
    If the object is a gyro, maybe I can push it to the central axial.
    both welcome to discuss it in macroscope and microscope.
    Last edited: Jan 13, 2016
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  3. Jan 19, 2016 #2
    Thanks for the post! This is an automated courtesy bump. Sorry you aren't generating responses at the moment. Do you have any further information, come to any new conclusions or is it possible to reword the post?
  4. Jan 22, 2016 #3
    and how to convert linear momentum to angular momentum?
    Particle accelerator can generate huge linear momentum, but dimension demand too greedy! Coulomb excitement can do the convert job, but too low efficient.
    I like something looks standstill but full of huge energy!
    Flywheel can store energy, so does high spin nucleus.
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