Feynman's checkerboard and other games

  • T. Jacobson
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 226)


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.


Minkowski Space Chiral Representation Feynman Propagator Past Light Cone Path Integral Representation 


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Authors and Affiliations

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

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