Exchange Forces in Particle Physics

  title={Exchange Forces in Particle Physics},
  author={Gregg Jaeger},
  journal={Foundations of Physics},
  • G. Jaeger
  • Published 2021
  • Foundations of Physics
The operation of fundamental forces in quantum field theory is explicated here as the exchange of particles, consistently with the standard methodology of particle physics. The particles involved are seen to bear little relation to any classical particle but, rather, comprise unified collections of compresent, conserved quantities indicated by propagators. The exchange particles, which supervene upon quantum fields, are neither more fundamental than fields nor replace them as has often… Expand
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