A Dirac sea pilot-wave model for quantum field theory

  title={A Dirac sea pilot-wave model for quantum field theory},
  author={Samuel Colin and Ward Struyve},
  journal={Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical},
  pages={7309 - 7341}
  • S. ColinW. Struyve
  • Published 14 January 2007
  • Physics
  • Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical
We present a pilot-wave model for quantum field theory in which the Dirac sea is taken seriously. The model ascribes particle trajectories to all the fermions, including the fermions filling the Dirac sea. The model is deterministic and applies to the regime in which fermion number is superselected. This work is a further elaboration of work by Colin, in which a Dirac sea pilot-wave model is presented for quantum electrodynamics. We extend his work to non-electromagnetic interactions, we… 

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