Abstract

From fundamental concepts of electromagnetic theory a mathematical development on the forces between radiating bodies is presented. A method is developed that evaluates the stationary volume energy density as a function of particle separation. A rudimentary description of particle scattering yields data that correspond to the sinusoidally varying force that has been shown to act on particles under intense illumination as a function of their proximity.

© 1998 Optical Society of America

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