A Symmetric Theory of Electrons and Positrons

  title={A Symmetric Theory of Electrons and Positrons},
  author={E. Majorana and L. Maiani},
  journal={Scientific Papers of Ettore Majorana},
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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