On the Theory of Electrons and Protons

  title={On the Theory of Electrons and Protons},
  author={J. R. Oppenheimer},
  journal={Physical Review},
  • J. R. Oppenheimer
  • Physics
  • Physical Review
  • In a recent paper, Dirac has suggested that the reason why the transitions of an electron to states of negative energy, which are predicted by his theory of the electron, do not in fact occur is that nearly all of the states of negative energy are already occupied. 
    34 Citations