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Does an elementary particle have a unique intrinsic state?

McCabe, Gordon (2004) Does an elementary particle have a unique intrinsic state? [Preprint]


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J.M.G. Fell and other authors have asserted that an elementary particle has only one `intrinsic' state. I will argue that this claim is not consistent with the mathematical structures and objects used to represent an elementary particle in relativistic quantum theory.

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Item Type: Preprint
McCabe, Gordon
Keywords: elementary particle symmetry intrinsic perdurantism endurantism
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Mathematics
Specific Sciences > Physics > Relativity Theory
Specific Sciences > Physics > Fields and Particles
Specific Sciences > Physics
Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Mechanics
Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Field Theory
Depositing User: Gordon McCabe
Date Deposited: 15 Oct 2004
Last Modified: 07 Oct 2010 15:12
Item ID: 1999

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