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Lipkin’s conservation law in vacuum electromagnetic fields

Smith, G., Strange, Paul (2018) Lipkin’s conservation law in vacuum electromagnetic fields. Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical, 51 (43). Article Number 435204. ISSN 1751-8121. E-ISSN 1751-8121. (doi:10.1088/1751-8121/aae15f) (KAR id:69293)

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Lipkin’s zilches are a set of little-known conserved quantities in classical

zilches for topologically non-trivial vacuum electromagnetic fields and their

the fields. Several families of electromagnetic fields have been explored and

written in terms of more familiar conserved quantities: energy, momentum

contain information about the topology of the field lines for the fields we

interpretation. We conjecture that these properties generalise to all integrable


Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1088/1751-8121/aae15f
Uncontrolled keywords: Physics of Quantum Materials, electromagnetism, Lipkin’s zilches, knotted light
Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics > QC20 Mathematical Physics
Q Science > QC Physics > QC355 Optics
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Natural Sciences > School of Physical Sciences
Depositing User: Paul Strange
Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2018 16:21 UTC
Last Modified: 20 May 2021 11:10 UTC
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