A symmetric theory of electrons and positrons

  • Ettore Majorana
  • Luciano Maiani


It is shown that it is possible to achieve complete formal symmetrization in the electron and proton quantum theory by means of a new quantization process. The meaning of Dirac equations is somewhat modified and there is no longer any reason to speak of negative-energy states nor to assume, for any other types of particles, especially neutral ones, the existence of antiparticles, corresponding to the “holes” of negative energy.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ettore Majorana
  • Luciano Maiani
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  1. 1.Università di Roma “La Sapienza”Roma

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