The Bound State Problem in QED-Taming the Bethe-Salpeter Equation

  • D. R. Yennie
Conference paper
Part of the NATO Advanced Study Institutes Series book series (NSSB, volume 61)


The theory of bound states in quantum electrodynamics is described, with particular emphasis on the formulation of the problem of treating recoil corrections.


Dirac Equation Coulomb Potential Hyperfine Structure Lamb Shift Coulomb Gauge 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. R. Yennie
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  1. 1.Newman Laboratory of Nuclear StudiesCornell UniversityIthacaUSA

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