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International Journal of Theoretical Physics

, Volume 32, Issue 8, pp 1401–1407 | Cite as

On the uniqueness of Planck's constant

  • Franco Battaglia
Article

Abstract

It is shown that, for the case of two different particles associated with two different Planck constants, an appropriate generalized center-of-mass transformation allows one to retain the relevant constants of the motion. Therefore, some of the problems arising from the (postulated or experimentally determined) existence of several quantization constants appear to be avoidable.

Keywords

Field Theory Elementary Particle Quantum Field Theory Planck Constant Quantization Constant 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Franco Battaglia
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  1. 1.Department of ChemistryColumbia UniversityNew York

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