Haag s Theorem and Its Implications for the Foundations of Quantum Field Theory

@inproceedings{Earman2006HaagST,
  title={Haag s Theorem and Its Implications for the Foundations of Quantum Field Theory},
  author={John Earman and Doreen Fraser},
  year={2006}
}
Although the philosophical literature on the foundations of quantum …eld theory recognizes the importance of Haag’s theorem, it does not provide a clear discussion of the meaning of this theorem. The goal of this paper is to make up for this de…cit. In particular, it aims to set out the implications of Haag’s theorem for scattering theory, the interaction picture, the use of non-Fock representations in describing interacting …elds, and the choice among the plethora of the unitarily inequivalent… CONTINUE READING
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