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QFT, Antimatter, and Symmetry

Wallace, David (2009) QFT, Antimatter, and Symmetry. [Preprint]

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A systematic analysis is made of the relations between the symmetries of a classical field and the symmetries of the one-particle quantum system that results from quantizing that field in regimes where interactions are weak. The results are applied to gain a greater insight into the phenomenon of antimatter.

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Item Type: Preprint
Wallace, David
Additional Information: Revised version (a) corrects a few typos and makes a few improvements for clarity; (b) attaches the correct PDF (my original version appears to have had a very outdated PDF version attached). Forthcoming in Studies in the History and Philosophy of Modern Physics.
Keywords: antimatter quantum field theory symmetry
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Physics > Symmetries/Invariances
Specific Sciences > Physics > Fields and Particles
Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Field Theory
Depositing User: David Wallace
Date Deposited: 04 Jul 2009
Last Modified: 07 Oct 2010 15:18
Item ID: 4743

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