Quantum Mechanics of Fractional-Spin Particles

  title={Quantum Mechanics of Fractional-Spin Particles},
  author={Frank Wilczek},
  journal={Physical Review Letters},
  • F. Wilczek
  • Published 1982
  • Physics
  • Physical Review Letters
Composites formed from charged particles and vortices in (2+1)-dimensional models, or flux tubes in three-dimensional models, can have any (fractional) angular momentum. The statistics of these objects, like their spin, interpolates continuously between the usual boson and fermion cases. How this works for two-particle quantum mechanics is discussed here. 
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