Light polarisation and photon spin

1. Jan 16, 2014

qtm912

What is the link between the polarisation of light and photon spin?

2. Jan 16, 2014

Staff: Mentor

Polarization is related to the projection of the spin of the photon.

3. Jan 16, 2014

Meir Achuz

Light is 100% left circular polarized for a photon with helicity +1.

4. Jan 16, 2014

Thank you