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Derivation of Poincaré covariance from causality requirements in field theory

  • P. Roman
  • R. M. Santilli
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Abstract

It is proved that the group of covariance of a non-second quantized theory of scalar fields on Minkowski space is uniquely restricted to the causality group, constituted by the group of dilatations and by the orthochronous Poincaré group, if certain causality requirements in field theory are assumed.

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Covariance Field Theory Elementary Particle Quantum Field Theory Scalar Field 
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© Plenum Publishing Company Limited 1970

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Roman
    • 1
  • R. M. Santilli
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsBoston UniversityBoston

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