Is it Possible to do Canonical Quantum Field Theory Rigorously?

  • R. N. Sen
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSB, volume 245)


The origins of this work lie in the mystical belief that quantum electrodynamics (QED), as developed by Tomonaga-Schwinger -Feynman-Dyson and others, cannot possibly be a “wrong” theory, despite its mathematical contradictions. More precisely, a theory which agrees so well with experiment cannot be fundamentally unsound. Its formalism requires not a massive change but rather a large-scale reinterpretation. Nature has been sending us a signal which we have not yet been able to interpret. Assuming this, the present work is an attempt to decipher this signal.


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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. N. Sen
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  1. 1.Department of Mathematics and Computer ScienceBen Gurion UniversityBeer ShevaIsrael

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