Spin - overlapping photons with opposite spin

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Hi. Couple of questions:

1) is it physically possible for two photons to overlap completely while having opposite spin (so one is +1, the other is -1, and they overlap like in a laser)?

2) if yes, what would this arrangement of photons correspond to, if anything, i.e. where in nature would you find such an arrangement? (e.g. Is this how photons would interact between a south pole and a north pole or between a positive charge and negative charge? Would it have any other noteworthy physical manifestation?)

All responses appreciated.
 

DrClaude

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Photons do not interact with each other. Photons of opposite spin can overlap, pass through one another, etc. Nothing of interest will happen.
 

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