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Quantum states with Space-like energy-momentum

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A common assumption in quantum field theory is that the energy-momentum 4-vector of any quantum state must be time-like. It will be proven that this is not the case for a Dirac-Maxwell field. In this case quantum states can be shown to exist whose energy-momentum is space-like.
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4
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3
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380-392
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1 - 9 - 2006
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1 - 9 - 2006
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  • [1] R. Haag: Local Quantum Physics, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1993.
  • [2] K. Nishijima: Field and Particles: Field theory and Dispersion Relationships, W.A. Benjamin, New York, 1969.
  • [3] S. Weinberg: The Quantum Theory of Fields, Vol. 1, Press Syndicate of the University of Cambridge, Cambridge, 1995.
  • [4] L.H. Ryder: Quantum Field Theory, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1985.
  • [5] W. Greiner and J. Reinhardt: Quantum Electrodynamics, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1992.
  • [6] J.J. Sakurai: Advanced Quantum Mechanics, Addison-Wesley Publishing Co., Redwood, Calif, 1967.
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bwmeta1.element.-psjd-doi-10_2478_s11534-006-0014-1
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