Feynman's checkerboard and other games

  • T. Jacobson
Conference paper

DOI: 10.1007/3-540-15213-X_88

Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 226)
Cite this paper as:
Jacobson T. (1985) Feynman's checkerboard and other games. In: Sanchez N. (eds) Non-Linear Equations in Classical and Quantum Field Theory. Lecture Notes in Physics, vol 226. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg


Feynman's checkerboard path integral for the retarded Dirac propagator in 1+1 dimensions is derived and extensions to 3+1 dimensions are developed. Methods for obtaining the Feynman propagator (rather than the retarded propagator) are briefly discussed.


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© Springer-Verlag 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • T. Jacobson
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  1. 1.Department of PhysicsUniversity of CaliforniaSanta BarbaraUSA

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