Consistent models of spin 0 and 1/2 extended particles scattering in external fields

  • S. Twareque Ali
  • Eduard Prugovecki
Quantum-Mechanical Scattering Theory
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 130)


By replacing sharp with stochastic localizability, positive-definite and covariant probability densities yielding conserved and covariant probability currents can be introduced in relativistic quantum mechanics. The resulting stochastic phase-space formalism can be used to construct covariant models of extended spin 0 and 1/2 particles, whose interaction with an external electromagnetic field leaves the space of positive-energy wave functions invariant.


Magnetic Dipole Moment Relativistic Quantum Mechanic External Electromagnetic Field Lorentz Boost Free Propagator 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Twareque Ali
    • 1
  • Eduard Prugovecki
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of Prince Edward IslandCharlottetownCanada
  2. 2.Department of MathematicsUniversity of TorontoTorontoCanada

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