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Abstract

Dirac’s equation for the electron was—and perhaps still is—the greatest common achievement of quantum theory and special relativity. Its established domain, ranging from spectroscopy to the later developments of quantum electrodynamics, seems incontestable.

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© Plenum Press, New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Harald Wergeland
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  1. 1.Seminar of Theoretical PhysicsUniversity of TrondheimTrondheimNorway

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