A relativistic theory of X-ray absorption by spin-polarized targets

Ebert, H. and Strange, Paul and Gyorffy, Balazs L. (1988) A relativistic theory of X-ray absorption by spin-polarized targets. Zeitschrift Fur Physik B-Condensed Matter, 73 (1). pp. 77-80. ISSN 0722-3277. (doi:https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01312157) (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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Abstract

We show that, as a consequence of relativistic quantum mechanics, photons with left handed and right handed circular polarizations are absorbed differently by spin-polarized targets. We illustrate this effect by explicit calculation of the K-absorption edge in ferromagnetic Fe.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics > QC176 Solid state physics
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Physical Sciences
Depositing User: Paul Strange
Date Deposited: 17 Nov 2016 15:00 UTC
Last Modified: 21 Nov 2016 10:08 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/58743 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Strange, Paul: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5818-8032
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